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Hancock firefighters were called to the District 45 Dairy on July 17, where a large stack of straw bales was on fire. Photo by Katie Erdman

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news Morris, 56267
Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

The Hancock Fire Department was called to a fire at the District 45 Dairy early Friday morning.

A large stack of straw bales was on fire with the cause being termed as suspicious in nature. The bales were allowed to burn and the fire department was called out a second time on Friday afternoon. There was an estimated $50,000 in damage due to the loss of the bales.

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At this point the fire is being investigated as a possible arson. If anyone has any information on the fire they should call the Stevens County Sheriff's Office.

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