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Wheat Dryer Fire in Melfort, SK

Building holding 1,200 bushels still standing after fire early Wednesday

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A building that was actively drying wheat is still standing after it caught fire near Melfort, SK, early Wednesday morning, reports CBC.

Heaters were on and about 1,200 bushels of wheat were in the grain dryer when it lit up in flames around 1 a.m.

Fire crews were battling the fire in extreme cold, with temperatures dipping down to –29 C and a wind chill that felt like –38 C.

The grain dryer is still standing but seriously damaged.

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