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Crews continue to battle flames at Burnett Dairy Cooperative in Western Wisconsin


MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Crews are battling a fire Tuesday morning at a dairy cooperative in western Wisconsin.

The fire at Burnett Dairy Cooperative, located just east of Grantsburg on State Road 70, started around 10:30 p.m. Monday night, with eight fire departments responding.

Employees were inside the building when the flames began to spread. All made it out unharmed.

Officials believe the fire started as a result of a mechanical issue.

Still, the exact cause remains unknown.

The Burnett Dairy Cooperative dates back more than 120 years.

The cooperative is one of the largest employers in Burnett County.

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