Fifteen firefighters and two CFA tankers attended a property in Axedale near Bendigo following reports of a strong smell of gas.
But when they arrived they discovered the source of the gassy smell was a flatulent 120-kilogram sow.
Axedale fire captain Peter Harkins says the pig's owner had alerted authorities.
"He was a little bit embarrassed to say the least. It took us a little while to compose ourselves, to speak to him," he said.
"When we got there, as we drove up the driveway, there was this huge sow, about a 120-odd kilo sow, and it was very obvious where the gas was coming from.
"We could not only smell it, but we heard it and it was quite funny.
"It was fairly obvious what it was. I think we dealt with it fairly professionally and had a bit of a giggle when we got back to the station."
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