Firefighters Rescue Abandoned Pigs From Scorching Heat

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A truckload of pigs wasn’t ready to become bacon, despite being parked in the hot sun for hours in West Virginia.

Bystanders called the fire department Friday after spotting 165 “panting pigs” in a seemingly abandoned tractor-trailer outside a Long John Silver restaurant.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that firefighters doused the pigs with water to keep them cool, and had the truck towed to a shady spot until the Ohio trucking company comes to retrieve the animals.

The Charleston Fire Department shared photos on Twitter of their crew spraying the animals with water.

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