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Submitted A photo posted on the Easy Bean farm Facebook page shows some of the damage from Monday's fire. The first destroyed Malena Handeen's art studio along with a granary, tractor and pickup truck. Two greenhouses were damaged.

Family grateful things were not a lot worse in Milan, Minn., farm blaze


MILAN -- Cleanup is underway at Easy Bean farm east of Milan, where a fast-moving grass fire Monday destroyed an art studio and its contents, a granary holding farming equipment, a pickup truck and tractor, and damaged two greenhouses and other equipment.

The fire also destroyed a vacant house, two sheds and numerous older-model vehicles, tanks and other items on an adjoining property.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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