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Weekend fire kills 640 pigs

By The Canadian Press   

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Dec. 5, 2016, Goderich, Ont. - The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating after 640 pigs were killed when a barn went up in flames Saturday morning in southwestern Ontario.

Fire officials say the fire east of Goderich, Ont., did about $1 million in damage.

Volunteer firefighters were alerted to the blaze by a passer-by.

Crews arrived to find the structure fully engulfed, and battled the flames for several hours.

Investigators say the fire is not suspicious.


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