Fair rides, pigs inspected

August 1, 2013

State safety officials have been inspecting animals and amusement rides this week at the Indiana State Fairgrounds prior to the fair’s Friday opening. Veterinarians from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health began checking show pigs Wednesday for signs of illnesses that could be spread to animals or people. Agents with the Fire and Building Safety Division of the Indiana State Department of Homeland Security went from ride to ride on the Midway on Thursday morning, checking for structural and electrical defects.