4300 Pigs Killed in Fire in Co Armagh

A fire that took the lives of over 4000 pigs caused unspeakable suffering.

A USPCA eyewitness account of the aftermath recounts a scene of utter destruction with many pigs incinerated in the blaze.

Police said the cause of the fire near Bessbrook was under investigation. The Fire Service had initially said it was being treated as arson.

This is a tragic incident that happened in Co Armagh.
The USPCA would appeal to anyone with information that may assist the PSNI criminal investigation to make this available to the authorities.