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Barn fire kills 1,500 pigs in southern Ontario

Sept. 27, 2010, Lambton Shores, Ont. - An early morning farm fire in southern Ontario has killed nearly 1,500 pigs and caused almost $1 million in damage.

September 27, 2010 
By Carey Fredericks

Provincial police say fire officials were called to a barn fire at 3:30 a.m. in Lambton Shores.

The barn was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived on scene.

Farm equipment and about 300 pigs were removed before the fire took hold.

No foul play is suspected.


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