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Shop Building Fires

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Fire destroys two shop buildings at a rural residence in Brookings County. It happened Wednesday afternoon shortly after two o’clock at 48312 216th Street.

The Brookings County Sheriff’s Office and other emergency units responded to a reported fire. Two shop buildings were found fully engulfed but unoccupied. The Sherriff’s office reports damage to one of the buildings at $150,000 and damage to the second at $500,000.  Additionally, a tractor, a sprayer, and a Polaris Razor were damaged. The Sheriff’s office estimates the total value of damaged objects at $1.2 million.

Also responding to the blaze were the Elkton Fire Department, Elkton Ambulance, Aurora Fire Department, White Fire Department, Bruce Fire Department, Volga Fire Department, Sinai Fire Department, Brookings Fire Department, and officials from Brookings County Emergency Management.  No word on the cause of the fire.

6/30/22