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Published November 21, 2011, 04:42 PM

Halstad, MN, Elevator Up in Flames to Train Local Fire Departments

HALSTAD, MN (WDAZ-TV) - A historic staple in Halstad goes up in flames. The elevator started on fire around 10 a.m. Monday.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

HALSTAD, MN (WDAZ-TV) - A historic staple in Halstad goes up in flames. The elevator started on fire around 10 a.m. Monday.

It was a controlled burn. State fire instructors came to train local firefighters from 11 departments.

They quickly put out the massive fire that could seen miles away. The 90 foot tall elevator had been empty for nearly three decades. It was built in the early 1900's.

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