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UPDATE: Fire Engulfs Barn Near Sauk Rapids

Abby Faulkner

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.

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