Fire destroys Castle Rock barn, kills 12 baby chickens

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. - Fire destroyed a large barn and killed 12 baby chickens in Castle Rock on Friday morning.

The fire on Oakgrove Way was first reported at 2:48 a.m.

Castle Rock Fire chief Art Morales told 7NEWS the first firefighters to arrive at the 5,000-square-foot barn found it engulfed in flames.

It took about 45 minutes to get the fire under control.

Morales said firefighters were called in from Castle Rock, South Metro, Franktown and Elizabeth.

No firefighters were hurt, but 12 chickens died. Two dirt bikes and the barn were destroyed.

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