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Pair of Combine Fires Reported in Mower Co.

Pair of Combine Fires Reported in Mower Co.

October 22, 2018 12:22 PM

(ABC 6 News) - As harvest activity speeds up the Mower County Sheriff's Office said they've received two reports of combine fires.

The first was around 4:20 p.m. Thursday; a combine operator harvesting soybeans near LeRoy reported what may have been an electrical fire in a combine.

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The sheriff's office said the combine operator reportedly put the fire out using two on-board fire extinguishers.

Damages are estimated at around $10,000.

The second fire was reported around 10 a.m. Saturday near Racine.

Stewartville Fire Department responded and reported that corn stalks had caught fire causing heavy damage to the combine.  

No one was injured in either incident.

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