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One of the outbuildings on a Hastings area farm burned early Sunday morning.

Weekend fire claims farm building

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A farm in the 18000 block of Hogan Avenue was the site of a large fire early Sunday morning. The Hastings Fire Department received the call at 3:38 a.m. June 12.

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The first crews to arrive at the scene saw heavy smoke and flame in one of the outbuildings, said John Townsend, Hastings' assistant fire chief. The fire was already too hot for firefighters to attack it from inside the structure, so they had to manage the blaze entirely from the outside.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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