Firefighters save the bacon of 20 pigs

Written by Peter Davison on .

Barn fire at Milton image courtesy of Pewsey Fire StationBarn fire at Milton image courtesy of Pewsey Fire StationEighteen piglets and two sows have been saved from a barn fire near Pewsey.

Firefighters from Pewsey and Marlborough were called to the barn, at Milton, at around 10pm on Monday night (February 20th).

They found a four-bay Dutch barn with 60 tonnes of hay well alight. Firefighters from Pewsey were still at the scene on Tuesday morning.

Two Pewsey firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the barn to rescue the animals.

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