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Published January 21, 2014, 07:54 PM

Perham Potato Warehouse Fire (with video)

Fire crews are responding to a large fire in Perham, Minn. at the RD Offutt potato warehouse. Roads have been blocked off as fire fighters battle a blaze. We have a crew en route and will bring you more information as the story develops.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -A massive fire is raging at this hour in Perham at the RDO potato warehouse.

Huge flames and heavy black smoke came from the blaze.

There are at least five departments battling the blaze, and power lines are being taken down in the area.

David Pratt, WDAY viewer who taped footage of the fire, says the fire is believed to have started in the southwest corner where there was a semi-tractor.

The Blaze is just off West Main in Perham.