Fire destroys barn at S&R Farm; Milwaukee station estimates 300,000 chickens died in large blaze

Crews battle a large fire at S&R Egg Farm in La Grange, Wis. (WISN)

February 2, 2014 4:29:20 PM PST
S&R Farm in La Grange, Wisconsin says a massive fire destroyed one of its 14 barns.

The company has not released an estimate of the number of chickens killed Friday night but ABC7 Eyewitness News sister station in Milwaukee estimates 300,000 died.

The company says it plans to rebuild the destroyed barn and all the other barns remain in full production.

The farm is located about 20 miles north of Lake Geneva.