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Fire causes $65,000 damage to a farm shop in north Boone County

Saturday, November 24, 2012 | 4:26 p.m. CST; updated 9:15 p.m. CST, Saturday, November 24, 2012

STURGEON — A fire caused an estimated $65,000 in damage to a farm shop at 865 Breedlove Drive on Saturday morning, said Division Chief Gale Blomenkamp of the Boone County Fire Protection District. No one was injured. 

The Fire District received a call from a neighbor at 11:50 a.m.  Nine firetrucks and 21 firefighters were dispatched. 

The fire was contained within 15 minutes, Blomenkamp said. 

Blomenkamp said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Supervising editor is Simina Mistreanu.


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