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Firefighters battle barn fire near Motley

MOTLEY--Fire crews from Motley and Pillager responded to a barn fire just before 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, on the 9900 block of Highway 64 Southwest in Becker Township, about 8 miles north of Motley.

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MOTLEY-Fire crews from Motley and Pillager responded to a barn fire just before 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, on the 9900 block of Highway 64 Southwest in Becker Township, about 8 miles north of Motley.

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch stated when responders arrived they found a large barn engulfed in fire. The cause of the fire was unknown, nor was it known if the barn was occupied by animals or equipment, Burch stated, as firefighters were still battling the fire Tuesday night.

Staples Ambulance assisted at the scene.

Further information about the fire was unavailable Tuesday night.

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