4,000 PIGS KILLED IN BARN FIRE ON ARKONA ROAD
8/10/2017 3:11:23 PM

         
A large structure fire has destroyed a barn and killed the approximately 4,000 pigs inside. Lambton County OPP, along with six local fire departments, were called to the 5500 block of Arkona Road in Warwick Township just before 8:00pm on Wednesday (August 9) evening.
    
Arkona Road between Confederation Line and Zion Line was closed, while around 50 firefighters battled the blaze. The damages are estimated to be over $1 million. No one was injured and no houses were in the immediate vicinity of the barn.
   
On Thursday morning, the site was still smoking.
     
Following an investigation, the fire has been deemed non-suspicious, but the exact cause of the fire remains unknown.
        

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