Newsflash: Fire kills 130 birds in aviary in Melton

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Around 130 birds have died in a blaze in an aviary in Melton this afternoon (Friday).

Firefighters from Melton were called to a property in Thorpe Road just before 1.10pm, where they found a wooden shed and aviary alight.

Sadly, 130 birds were killed in the fire. The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

Firefighters remain on scene damping down.