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Darwin barn fire under investigation

DARWIN -- A barn and an unknown number of livestock were lost in a fire Thursday evening at the William and Silvia Settergren farm at 66544 205th Street in rural Darwin.

According to the Meeker County Sheriff's office, deputies and the Dassel Fire Department responded to the fire around 9:30 p.m. and fire units arrived to find the barn totally engulfed in flames.

The Litchfield Fire Department was called to assist. The cause of the fire is under investigation.