About two dozen North Glengarry firefighters were on the scene at a fire on Saturday morning, January 27 in North Glengarry. The burning building was being used as a chicken coop, and 16 chickens died as a result of the fire.

The damage is estimated at $20,000; firefighters were able to save a nearby building from also catching fire.

The fire occurred at about 8:45 a.m. at 20755 Laggan-Glenelg Road in North Glengarry, according to a press release issued by the municipality.