Thousands of Hogs Killed in Barn Blaze

May 7, 2010 7:59 PM | News

By Brian Schultz

A hog barn fire south of Steinbach has killed 7,500 pigs and caused $6 million in damage.

RCMP say the blaze broke out just after 1 p.m. Friday in the RM of La Broquerie.

Three hog burns were engulfed in flames when crews arrived on scene.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner and Manitoba Conservation are investigating.

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