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A fire in a corn dryer drew firefighters from Hampton and Randolph Friday morning. The fire was reported shortly before 9 a.m. from a farm on Darsow Ave.

Fire destroys corn dryer near Hampton

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A fire on a farm near Hampton caused about $130,000 in damage Friday morning.

The Hastings Fire Department was called to 21649 Darsow Ave., near the intersection of 215th Street, around 8:30 a.m. on the report of a fire in a corn dryer.


Hastings fire chief Mike Schutt said some corn got clogged near a heater and was ignited. About 900 bushels of corn and the corn dryer were destroyed in the blaze.

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