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Large fire burns in Newport, Minn., destroying business building

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Fire crews battled a large fire at a business off Highway 61 in Newport, Minn. on Wednesday.

The fire was burning on Tibbetts Place off Hastings Avenue.

Traffic cameras showed massive plumes of smoke burning during the 2 o’clock hour that could be seen for miles.

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson says the blaze started with a vehicle fire which then spread to a building. Aerial video shows significant damage to that building.

So far, no injuries have been reported.

Photos from the fire taken by Matt Hoppe (Matt Hoppe)

From: Supplied

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