On Monday evening, multiple fire departments were paged to Christensen Hog Farm, located near Ivanhoe, MN. The Lincoln County Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a fire at 8:49 pm. Luckily, no personal injuries were reported due to the fire; however, the building received fire damage and numerous animals were injured or deceased.
Fire departments paged to the scene included Ivanhoe, Arco, Tyler, Hendricks, Lake Benton, Minneota, Porter, Taunton, and Ghent, along with the Ivanhoe Ambulance. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Ivanhoe Police Department, and Minnesota State Patrol also responded assisting with traffic control. Lincoln/Pipestone Rural Water assisted with sourcing water for the fire departments.