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Crookston firefighters pump water on the east side of the Crookston Bean Co. elevator this morning after an early morning fire destroyed the structure. (John Stennes/Grand Forks Herald)

Fire damages Crookston Bean Company elevator

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UPDATED 11:15 a.m.

CROOKSTON -- Fire gutted the Crookston Bean Company early Wednesday morning.

An overnight worker at Dahlgren's Warehouse called firefighters to the scene just after 5 a.m. Capt. Bob Magsam said flames were coming out of the upper level on the west side of the elevator. Several houses across South Main Street were hosed down as a precaution. Witnesses said the fire appeared under control by 6:30 a.m.


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