Hog Farm Fire In Jones County

Crews were called to a fire at a hog farm in Jones County.

Authorities say the flames broke out Wednesday afternoon at the W&P farm on Wyse Fork Road in Trenton.

There is no word how many hogs died in the fire. The owner, Thomas Waller, told WITN it could have been worse. He said hogs were shipped out Wednesday morning so the building was not as full.

A fire official says the building is a total loss. There is no official word on a cause.

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  • by Sonya Location: Here on Dec 19, 2009 at 07:04 AM
    We have to think about this as a loss for the farmer, and it was probably alarming. Have you ever heard a pig scream?? Its god-awful and no creature should have to be burned alive. My family used to have a pig farm and we didn't treat our animals badly, PS, its a matter of who is taking care of them. And people who make those kinds of jokes should be ashamed of themselves.
  • by Lindsay on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:00 PM
    And when was the last time you were on a pig farm, ps? This is livestock we are talking about. They are bread for one reason only. No I don't care about there little pig feelings.
  • by Larry Location: Indiana on Dec 18, 2009 at 07:28 PM
    Attention vegetarians, other varieties of self-righteous food cultists: spare us the sanctimony of your nitwit little pseudo-religion, OK?
  • by lansing, mi on Dec 18, 2009 at 07:27 PM
    Meat is murder. Tasty, tasty murder
  • by PS Location: your hamper on Dec 18, 2009 at 06:55 PM
    Jimbo and Bill should be ashamed. There is a reason why both Muslims and Jews do not eat them. They are filthy animals. Aside from my religious beliefs, I also object to the forced slavery of animals for humans benefit. I am a vegan and proud of it. For you two rednecks, that is like a vegetarian, only I don't eat any animal products (such as dairy products). Have you any idea how these poor creatures are treated on the farms? If you did, you would become a vegan too.
  • by Jimbo Location: Black Creek on Dec 17, 2009 at 02:49 AM
    In a totally unrelated story, please come out and support the Jone County Volunteer Firefighters who will be selling BBQ plates tomorrow.
  • by Bill Location: Greenville on Dec 16, 2009 at 05:56 PM
    Alright I am heading that way with a fork and knife. :)

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