Several agencies are on-scene at a Pender County farm after investigators say a morning fire killed more than 1,000 pigs.
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.
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 Read more...