Animals Die In Fire At Pig Farm Near Ava
AVA, IL - Firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at a pig farm near Ava early Monday morning.
Fire crews were called out around 6:00 a.m. to the Maschhoffs pig farm. When they arrived a barn housing female pigs was fully engulfed. . A neighbor reported the fire
Owners say they are not sure yet just how many animals died in the fire. Fire fighters are credited with saving than 200 animals. The company’s farrowing barn, which housed female pigs, was destroyed.
The Maschhoffs are working with the fire marshall. A Maschhoff spokesperson stated the primary concern now is for the health and safety of the remaining animals on site.
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