Hog barn blaze kills 2,000 hogs



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DARKE COUNTY — A barn housing 2,000 hogs was completely destroyed in a large fire Thursday morning, killing all animals inside, according to firefighters.

The fire was called out around 6:40 a.m. Thursday in the 10000 block of Coletown Lightsville Road, between Ansonia and Union City, Ohio, in Darke County.

The fire prompted a three-alarm response with firefighters from 10 area departments called to battle the flames.

The barn is considered a total loss. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Additional details were unavailable.

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