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Osakis firefighters assist at Long Prairie fire

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Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Osakis firefighters assisted at the scene of a fire in Long Prairie Friday.

The Todd County Sheriff's Office was notified of the structure fire at Highway 27 Auto Salvage south of Long Prairie at about 10:50 a.m.

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Employees had been working on a vehicle when fuel caught fire and the flames spread to the building, according to the sheriff's office.

One employee was transported to the Long Prairie Hospital for second-degree burns to his arm.

A total of five fire departments battled the blaze -- Long Prairie, Browerville, Clarissa, Osakis and Sauk Centre.

The sheriff's office was assisted with traffic control by the Long Prairie Police Department and the State Patrol.

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