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Grain dryer burns near Forada

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A grain dryer at the Craig Damstrom farm caught fire early Tuesday morning. The farm, located at 11544 County Road 17, is located east of Forada. According to Forada Fire Chief Bob Steidl, there were about 2,500 bushels of corn in the dryer when they received the call around 6:45 a.m. Runestone Electric Association responded to cut power to the dryer and provided firefighters a lift in a bucket truck to get to the source of the fire. Villard Fire Department also responded to the scene.

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Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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