Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan pig barns burn with loss of 5,000 pigs

A farm near Leroy, Sask., lost approximately 5,000 pigs Saturday in a barn fire.
RCMP and firefighters responded to a pig barn fire on Saturday. (CBC)

A farm near Leroy, Sask., lost approximately 5,000 pigs Saturday in a barn fire.

At about 4 p.m. CST, Humboldt RCMP responded to a call about the fire. When crew members arrived they found two pig barns engulfed in flames. Firefighters were also on scene.

The fire is not considered suspicious at this time.

Leroy, Sask., is about 160 kilometres east of Saskatoon.