Firefighters rescue 63 pigs from barn fire

Fire damages 7,000 square-foot barn near the Lake of the Ozarks

POSTED: 05:22 PM CDT Oct 25, 2013 
Lake of the Ozarks area barn fir
MONTREAL, Mo. -

More than 60 pigs were rescued from a barn near the Lake of the Ozarks Friday.

Around 10:30 a.m., people spotted flames at the barn off Sharp Road in Montreal, which is east of Camdenton.

Crews from the Mid-County Fire Protection District cleared the scene around 2:30 p.m. Most of the damage was contained to an office inside the 7,000 square-foot building.

Firefighters say they safely evacuated 63 pigs.