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Farm Equipment Fire

Posted: 10/12/2020

Category: County Sheriff Press Release

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Case Number: 20012328

Date Reported: 10/11/2020 at 11:22 AM

Incident: Farm Equipment Fire

Location: 2979 Crooked Lake Lane NE, Osakis Township

Complainant/Victim: Jeffery Bruce Brown, Age 61 of Nelson, MN

Case Details:

On October 11, 2020 at approximately 11:22 a.m., The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of farm equipment on fire in a field near the address of 2979 Crooked Lake Ln NE in Osakis Township. The owner, Jeffery Brown, reported that his round baler caught fire while he was actively using it. Brown was able to separate the tractor from the baler and used fire extinguishers to slow the spread of the fire. The fire was extinguished by the Osakis Fire Department. The round baler is a complete loss.

Officer: Deputy Grant Larson, #240

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