Four Birds Killed By Blaze At Iowa Raptor Project

Red tailed Hawk soaring

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(Solon, IA) -- Four birds are dead after a fire at the Iowa Raptor Project.

The blaze started around 4:30 Saturday morning at the project's enclosures and killed two red-tailed hawks, one Harris's hawk, and one gyrfalcon.

The cause of the fire is unknown and there's no estimated cost for the damages to the facility.

The Iowa Raptor Project and Macbride Nature Recreation Area are closed until further notice.

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