500 pigs die in Dutch farm fire

05-11-2008 | |

A fire on a farm in the Dutch region of Brabant has cost the lives of 500 pigs, according to Dutch newspaper, Agrarisch Dagblad.

The fire, which is believed to have started via a heating system broke out quickly into gushing flames. The pigs are thought to have suffocated as a result of the volume of smoke that was generated.
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