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Willmar firefighters Darwin Melin, left, and Howard Carlson spray water Oct. 23 on smoldering garbage at the Kandiyohi County landfill. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Six-figure bill likely for landfill fire; insurance covers little

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WILLMAR -- The final cost to put out a stubborn fire at the Kandiyohi County landfill won't be known for some time, but it could reach six figures.


Just paying for the 832,500 gallons of water and 14,075 gallons of foam that was put on the fire will be costly.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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