CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two pigs and six piglets have died after a fire at a pole barn in Ottawa County.

The Grand Rapids Press reports the fire happened Sunday morning in Chester Township. Authorities say farm equipment in the barn was destroyed, but chickens and cattle nearby were unharmed.

Crews spent more than two hours at the scene about 16 miles northwest of Grand Rapids. The fire was under investigation but wasn't considered suspicious.

Information from: The Grand Rapids Press, http://www.mlive.com/grand-rapids

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