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No one hurt in Fergus Falls ethanol plant fire, explosion

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FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Fire crews responded late Monday afternoon to a fire at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls.

The Fergus Falls Fire Department received an initial report of a fire in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant shortly before 4:30 p.m., said Fergus Falls Fire Chief Mark Hovland.

When firefighters arrived on scene, there was an explosion that tore apart a building, Hovland said. No one was injured in the fire or subsequent explosion.

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