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Bushmills officials investigate fire at Atwater plant


ATWATER - Officials at the Bushmills Ethanol Inc. plant of Atwater are investigating the cause of a fire Saturday morning on the small flare pipe used to burn volatile fumes evacuated from empty tanker trucks

being loaded with the corn-based fuel.

Bushmills General Manager Erik Osmon said the incident happened just

before 7 a.m. Area fire departments including firefighters from

Willmar and Atwater were dispatched and extinguished the fire, which

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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