Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Incident at Ballinderry Road, Aghalee

Date, Time: 1 February 2020, 9.20am
Location: Ballinderry Road, Aghalee

Firefighters were called to an incident where pigs had fallen into a slurry pit at a farm in Aghalee. Six Appliances attended the incident including a specialist Large Animal Rescue Team.  30 pig carcasses were retrieved and 25 live pigs were rescued by Firefighters wearing breathing apparatuses. The incident was dealt with by 5:05pm.

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