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Three firefighters get minor injuries extinguishing garage fire

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Three Farmington fire fighters received slight burns March 5 while attacking a garage fire on the 6900 block of 200th St.

Names of the injured fire fighters were not released, but Farmington fire marshal John Powers said the burns were not severe. Two were treated at the scene. The other had burns on his arm and hand. He was taken to Burnsville Ridges, where he was treated and released.


The fire was one of the most impressive blazes Powers has seen in a while, he said.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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