UPDATE: Fire Engulfs Barn Near Sauk Rapids
SAUK RAPIDS – About 70 pigs were killed, and 2,000 bales of hay were destroyed, in a barn fire.
The fire was at the Scott Montag farm in Mayhew Lake Township, just north of Sauk Rapids.
Fire Chief Tony Hommerding says the call came in just after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, crews battled the blaze until about 6:00 p.m.
The damage is estimated at about $100,000.
One Sauk Rapids fire fighter was hurt when he fell from the fire truck.