900 Pigs Destroyed By Fire Near Beaminster

900 Pigs Destroyed By Fire Near Beaminster

Published by The Wessex FM News Team at 10:13am 30th March 2013.

Around 900 pigs have been killed in a fire near Beaminster.

Around 900 pigs have been killed in a fire near Beaminster.

More than 50 firefighters from across Dorset were called to Seaborough Manor at about 6.30 yesterday morning.

Crews using breathing apparatus tackled the blaze for some three hours but the piggery, measuring 100m x 30m was completely destroyed.

Firefighters were also on standby throughout the day, damping down, and overnight.

An investigation's been started into the cause.