(Northampton, MA) — Four backyard chickens are dead after a fire at 24 Massasoit Street in Northampton. The chicken coop burned down Thursday morning because of a space heater installed to keep the chickens warm. The chickens belonged to Dr. Marty Nathan and her husband Eliot Fratkin.
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