Russian Firefighters Save Pigs – level 3
Firefighters rescued squealing piglets from a fire at a farm in Tomsk, Russia. There were about 200 pigs there when the blaze broke out.
One firefighter reported that the whole roof of the farm was on fire when the firefighters arrived. He also said that the fire itself was 700 metres big, so it took seven fire engines and 26 firefighters to extinguish it. They were luckily there to save the pigs, as well.
Difficult words: squeal (make a high-pitched cry or noise), blaze (a big fire), extinguish (put out, stop).
You can watch the video news lower on this page.
What do you think about this news?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.