NEW MUNICH (WJON News) - Several fire crews responded to a turkey barn fire in New Munich Monday.

Just after 3:30 a.m., a Stearns County deputy was on patrol when he reported a turkey barn was fully engulfed.

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New Munich, Melrose and Freeport fire departments were called to the scene to fight the blaze.

The 60-foot by 600-foot barn was estimated to be a total loss.

Authorities say the barn had been emptied about two weeks ago and there were no animals in the barn at the time of the fire.


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