Massive barn fire north of Clinton causes over $800K damage
A barn fire in Huron County has killed an estimated 1,300 pigs and heavily damaged the pig barn.
Huron County OPP and the North Huron Fire Department are at the scene on St. Augustine Line between Hawkins Road and Nile Road.
Emergency responders were called to the scene around 7 a.m. and found the barn engulfed in flames.
The initial loss estimate includes 1,300 pigs and very heavy damage to the pig barn, with a dollar value likely in excess of $800,000.
The cause of the fire is not known, but it is not believed to be suspicious.
St. Augustine Line between Hawkins Road and Nile Road remains closed and police are asking drivers to take alternate routes to avoid delays.