Weekend barn fire in Stevens County kills 1800 hogs
MORRIS – A barn fire in Darnen Township early Saturday morning killed approximately 1,800 hogs and caused nearly $700,000 in property damage, the Morris Fire Department reported.
The barn and hogs are the property of Lowell Moser and Loren Schmidgall of Spring Valley Farms.
About 8:15 a.m. Saturday, the Morris Fire Department received a call about a barn fire off U.S. Highway 59. When Morris firefighters arrived, the barn was fully engulfed in flames.