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Associated Press, Published April 14 2010

At least 70 hogs killed in New Prague barn fire

NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (AP) — At least 70 hogs died as a fire destroyed a barn in New Prague.

Firefighters were called to the farm around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday and had the fire out by 7:15 a.m.

New Prague Assistant Fire Chief Ron Rynda says 70 to 90 hogs died in the fire and another 30 were saved.

Some cattle on the farm were unaffected by the fire.

No people were injured.

The barn was declared a total loss. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.