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Lightning Strike Sparks Barn Fire near Freeport

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KRAIN TOWNSHIP – A lightning strike started a barn on fire early this (Tuesday) morning in Krain Township.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department says the fire started at about 3:00 a.m. at the Robert and Judith Theisen farm near Freeport.

The barn was filled with hay and had some grain next to it.

Officials say the shed is a complete loss.

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