Fire destroys sow farm near East Chain

A fire Thursday morning destroyed a pork farm near East Chain.

A release from Hugoson Pork says the fire is believed to have started at around 3:30 a.m.

The company says the blaze “devastated” the sow farm and the majority of the site is considered a total loss.

More than ten area fire departments from surrounding communities responded to the fire.

Hugoson Pork says there were no reported injuries to staff or emergency responders.

 

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