4,000 hogs killed when barns burn in Lynn Township
Four thousand hogs were killed this morning by a fire in Lynn Township.
Two structures housing 2,000 hogs each burned this morning.
Fire companies from throughout Lehigh and Berks counties battled the barn fires along Spring House Road in Lynn Township.
The fire was discovered around 6 a.m. with reports of the flames and smoke being seen for miles around.
Some at the scene report the barns housed as many as 3,000 hogs which may have been lost. Firefighters were hampered in reaching the scene due to its remote location and muddy roads.
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