Wednesday, February 1, 2017

4,000 hogs die in fire

Fire at Huybers Hog Haven Ltd. destroyed a barn with 4,000 pigs inside.

Three fire departments responded to the Tuesday morning fire in Plympton-Wyoming municipality near Sarnia.

“It's devastating to the town,” said Mayor Lonny Napper.

“We're basically an agriculture community and any time a disaster like this hits, it hits everybody.

“It's kind of a dark day here in Plympton-Wyoming.”