Turkeys avoid premature roasting in Britain24/12/2012 - 16:57:06
Around 250 turkeys in Britain have been saved from a premature Christmas roasting.
The festive birds had to be moved from a turkey shed in Hampshire after a fire broke out in a timber workshop at their farm, but fortunately the feathered friends avoided being toasted.
Hampshire Fire and Rescue spokesman Brian Rudman said: "Our animal rescue specialist and firefighters helped assist the farm hands in herding the turkeys to a safe building and all the birds survived."
The cause of the fire is still unknown and is being investigated, but it destroyed the timber workshop.
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