Special equipment brought in to battle grain elevator blaze in dryer 90 feet above ground


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BARNEY, North Dakota — Authorities say firefighters worked 90 feet above the ground to battle a grain elevator fire in the southeastern North Dakota town of Barney.

The large grain dryer fire reported Saturday morning at the Minn-Kota elevator was based at the top of the elevator. Special equipment was brought in from Wahpeton because of the location of the fire.

No injuries were reported.

KFGO radio reports that fire departments and law enforcement from Barney, Mooreton, Wyndmere, Mantador, Dwight, Lidgerwood and Milnor responded to the fire.

Information from: KFGO-AM, http://www.kfgo.com

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