Suffolk farm fire leaves 300 pigs dead


Almost 300 pigs have died after fire destroyed a Suffolk farm building.

Crews from across the county, and one from Norfolk, spent six hours tackling the fire at a piggery in Poplar Hall Farm, Occold, near Eye.

It began shortly before 0100 BST and at the peak of the incident was attended by more then 30 firefighters from six different stations.

An investigation to the cause of the fire has begun, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said.

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