Fire at Herbruck's Poultry Farm closes Portland Road

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A fire at Herbruck's Poultry Farm in Ionia County has closed down Portland Road between M-66 and Harwood Road.

According to dispatchers, the fire started just before 12 p.m. and six fire departments responded. 

The fire started in an egg storage cooler at the farm in Lake Odessa. There were no injuries, and the fire was contained to the cooler area of the facility. 

Herbuck's Poultry Ranch said in a statement: "there has been no impact to food safety at our farm or our production facilities, and all of our hens are safe."

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The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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