When extinguishing a fire at a private pig farm in the village of Chernaya Rechka Tomskogo district firefighters rescued about 150 pigs, reported on the website of the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia for Tomsk region.
In the fire and rescue service Ministry of emergency situations the signal about the fire in one-story brick building was reported at 12:02 local time on Friday, January 20. It turned out that the premises for keeping pigs.
When firefighters arrived, the roof was already completely on fire. Simultaneously with fire suppression experts began to evacuate the animals, bringing them in and out of the burning building. According to the owner of the farm, the structure was up to 200 pigs and a big part managed to be rescued. The fire was extinguished at 16:30 (13:30 Moscow time). The fire area reached 700 square meters. In extinguishing the fire were involved seven vehicles and 26 people.
The building of the pigsty is the property of the farm “black river”, it was leased to a private firm, said RIA “Tomsk” the head of Zarechniy rural settlement, which includes the village of Black River, Anatoly Kochetkov. According to him, the destruction occurred serious.
Emergency workers often save Pets during fires. For example, in July last year, the St. Petersburg firefighters resuscitated a red cat, poisoned with carbon monoxide during a fire in an apartment house in the Kalinin district of the city. Endure baleen from the apartment, firefighters attached to the face of a cat oxygen mask, and that after a short time came to myself.
And in early April in St. Petersburg, the emergency workers rescued 50 rabbits during a fire at the penal colony N7 “Yablonevka”, where animals lived at the farm.