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8,000 Pigs Die in Cypress Creek Nursery Fire

A fire at Cypress Creek nursery on Route N west of Coffey destroyed 8,000 head of pigs on November 8, according to Bill Homann, director of administration and compliance for Murphy-Brown,  LLC, the livestock production subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Inc.

The cause of the fire at the swine confinement facility has not yet been determined. Mr. Homann said the state fire marshal was onsite and performed an investigation but had

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