Farm barn fire kills 400 pigs

Second barn saved as firefighters battle for five hours at East Yorkshire farm

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Fire crews battled for more than five hours to quell the blaze which killed 400 pigs
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Fire crews battled for more than five hours to quell the blaze which killed 400 pigs

Around 400 pigs have died following a barn fire on a farm in East Yorkshire. According to Humberside Fire and Rescue Service the blaze broke out at premises in Catwick around lunchtime on Sunday (July...

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