Officials say this fire killed more than 1,000 hogs. (Photo courtesy: Pender Co. Emergency Management)
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Fire kills more than 1,000 pigs on Pender County farm

Several agencies are on-scene at a Pender County farm after investigators say a morning fire killed more than 1,000 pigs.
More than 4,000 hogs die in Moore County farm
11 months ago
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More than 4,000 hogs die in Moore County farm

A fire at a farm in Moore County has killed more than 4,000 hogs. WRAL-TV reported the fire started around 11 p.m. Wednesday at a 700-acre farm near Eagle Springs. The station reported that the hogs ranged from 14 to 45 pounds.
NC groups seek state of emergency over pig virus
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NC groups seek state of emergency over pig virus

RALEIGH, NC (AP) — A viral outbreak that’s affected nearly a third of North Carolina’s 3,000 major hog farms has led two environmental groups to seek a state of emergency declaration. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the Waterkeeper Alliance and the North Carolina Riverkeepers have sent a letter and a public records […]