Fire in Elizabeth kills dozens of animals

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ELIZABETH, Colo. — A barn went up in flames Saturday, killing dozens of livestock, Elizabeth Fire Rescue said.

More than 20 sheep and 109 chickens died in the fire on Singing Hills Road.

Officials said the fire was started by a heat lamp.

Firefighters were also busy responding to another fire a few miles away when they received the call. That fire was started by a diesel tractor.

Flames came within 5 feet of several buildings, officials said.

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