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Monday, January 29, 2018
Fire burns 4,000 hogs
Two barns housing 4,000 hogs burned to the ground near Townsend, not far from Jarvis, early Monday morning.
The alarm was turned in a 4:30 a.m., but firefighters were not able to contain the blaze.
The hogs of all ages were a breeding operation.
There were also about 300 sheep and some cattle in the barns which are joined by a passageway roof.
The loss estimate is $2 million.
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