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Silo top blows off during fire, injures firefighter, damages trucks

WCCO Digital Headlines: Morning of Feb. 4, 2023
WCCO Digital Headlines: Morning of Feb. 4, 2023 00:55

OSAKIS, Minn. -- A firefighter is in the hospital after the top of a silo blew off during a fire, hitting two emergency vehicles Saturday.

The Osakis Fire Department says it responded to a silo fire at 13461 Cemetery Road Southeast in Orange Township shortly after 11:30 a.m.

While extinguishing the fire, the top of the silo blew off and struck two fire trucks. One of the vehicles has been put out of service due to the damage it sustained.

One firefighter was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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