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EVERSON, Wash. -

(AP) - Authorities say two pot belly pigs and four rabbits died in a barn fire northeast of Bellingham.
  
The Bellingham Herald reports that fire crews responded to the blaze in Everson Thursday morning.
  
Whatcom County Fire District No. 1 Chief Mel Blankers says that when firefighters arrived, the structure was nearly gone.
  
Whatcom County Fire Marshal Will Anderson says a horse and a pig were able to escape but the other six animals died in the fire.
  
Anderson says the fire was accidental and likely cause by an electrical short.
  
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Information from: The Bellingham Herald, http://www.bellinghamherald.com

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