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A dairy barn on a farm in the town of Clifton caught fire on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The fire was called in at about 2:10 p.m. Neighbors and farm workers cooperated to get the animals out of the barn. Fire fighters on scene said they did not know if the group was able to remove all of the animals. No people were reported injured.

Five departments battle wind, flames in dairy barn blaze

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Two farm-related fires within 15 minutes of one another had crews from Prescott, River Falls and Ellsworth scrambling to help.

The first call came about 2:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from N6568 CTH QQ, a large dairy farm, where hay was reported ablaze in the mow area of a dairy barn. Pierce County property records list Paula Fiedler of River Falls as the farm's owner. Neighbors say it is run by brothers Mike, Matt and Lee Fiedler.


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