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Tractor destroyed in fire in Wadena Township

The fire occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 13.

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WADENA — A tractor was destroyed and it's owner received minor burns in a fire Saturday, Aug. 13.
The fire was reported to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office at 4:16 a.m. It was located in Section 22 of Wadena Township, southeast of Wadena.
The Verndale Fire Department arrived on scene and quickly extinguished the fire. The tractor appeared to be a total loss. No other buildings or equipment were damaged by the fire. The cause of the fire is unknown, according to a Wadena County Sheriff's Office news release.
The owner of the tractor had small burns to his hand due to unhooking a chopper from the tractor. He was assessed by Verndale Fire on scene and cleared.

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