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Lightning sparks fire at Northern Natural gas plant


It's a good thing lightning doesn't strike the same spot twice, because one hit last weekend could have been much worse than it was.

Sometime around 2:40 p.m. Saturday, Farmington firefighters were called to the Northern Natural Gas plant on County Road 50 in Farmington, because one of the buildings was on fire.

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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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