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Trailer Full Of Pigs Bursts Into Flames On I-80

AUBURN (CBS13) — A trailer carrying 200 pigs on Interstate 80 near Auburn caught fire Sunday afternoon after it blew a tire.

Several of the pigs had to be released along the freeway to save them from the fire, prompting CHP to close several lanes for hours.

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Most of the pigs remained on the trailer and are okay.

Unfortunately, CHP says six pigs had to be euthanized due to injuries from the fire.

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