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Fire tears through NCSU poultry science lab

Posted August 15, 2016 8:14 a.m. EDT
Updated August 15, 2016 8:20 a.m. EDT

— Flames tore through North Carolina State University's poultry lab early Monday morning.

Around 2 a.m., officials with the Raleigh Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at the Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory located at 4201 Inwood Road in Raleigh.

Crews arrived to heavy flames, and plenty of smoke lingered even after the fire was extinguished. Officials say the fire was contained to the lab's chicken and turkey unit.

The cause of the fire and extent of the damages are under investigation.