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Firefighters work to gain access to a fire burning in the walls of a Farmington business.

Fire disrupts 2 Farmington businesses


A downed power line may have caused a fire at Family Chiropractic and B & B Motors Monday afternoon.

The Farmington Fire Department was called to the two businesses around 1:20 p.m. Monday, Farmington fire marshal John Powers said, after someone at the chiropractor's office reported what they thought to be an electrical wire burning. When firefighters arrived, they found an electrical wire that was hot.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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