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2017-08-27 05:58

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Young pigs that were saved from a fire in southwest England in February have been served to their rescuers as sausages by the farmer who wanted to thank the firefighters.

The 18 piglets and two sows were rescued after an electrical fault set hay on fire at a farm in Milton Lilbourne, 110km west of London.

And when the pigs were slaughtered, farmer Rachel Rivers said it was appropriate to give the firefighters some of the sausages to show her appreciation.

“I wanted to thank them. I promised them at the time I’d bring down some sausages for them, which they were all pleased about,” Rivers told the BBC.

A spokesperson for the fire service said the sausages were “fantastic” and thanked Rivers for her generosity. – Reuters

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