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Barn Near St. Bonifacius Destroyed In Fire

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- There were no reports of injuries but a barn was destroyed in a fire west of the Twin Cities Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at a farm at 9450 W. Hill Road in Minnetrista, which is just north of St. Bonifacius. Witnesses at the scene said the fire was contained to a barn and nobody was inside at the time. When crews arrived, the barn was completely engulfed in flames.

Authorities say it was a pole barn, some equipment inside was destroyed. There were no animals or people inside the barn at the time.

St. Bonifacius Barn Fire
(credit: Linda Wax/St. Bonifacius)

Several agencies responded to the scene. Aerial footage from the scene showed that the barn is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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