Firefighters Battle Fire at Cass County Saw Mill

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Firefighters Battle Fire at Cass County Saw Mill

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July 24, 2013 Updated Jul 25, 2013 at 11:20 AM CST

Remer, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Firefighters from several departments around Cass County battled flames and smoke at Remer Cut-Stock Lumber late Wednesday.

At approximately 8:43 p.m. Wednesday night, the Cass County Sheriff's Department received a report that the mill was on fire.

Upon arrival, officials say the facility was engulfed in flames.

Officials say the building sustained extensive damage.

The owner, Dan Haggerston, told KBJR 6 & Range 11 Wednesday night on the phone the fire began in the east end of the facility.

Haggerston hasn't been allowed inside the property located at 107 Swen Ave.

Haggerston said no one was hurt.

The Minnesota Fire Marshal and the Remer Fire Department continue to investigate the incident.

Crooked Lake, Federal Dam and Longville fire departments assisted at the scene.

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