Blaze Destroys Confinement Operation

Mon 4-6-2015

(Boyden)-- An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire Saturday that destroyed a hog confinement in Sioux county. Firefighters were called to the scene three miles northwest of Boyden around 2:20 p.m.

Authorities say a confinement building that had over a thousand pigs in it, a feed bunk and several round bales of hay were destroyed.

In addition to Hull, fire departments from Matlock, George and Sheldon battled the blaze.

A dollar estimate of the loss wasn't immediately available.


Photo courtesy Sioux County Sheriff's Office