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Massive mounds of potatoes that were stored in the warehouse have been reduced to ash, along with other unspecified equipment and materials. A representative of R.D. Offutt Co. said it is working with insurers to determine a dollar estimate for the damage and losses. Elizabeth Huwe/Forum New Service

Offutt potato warehouse reduced to rubble in all-night fire

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PERHAM, Minn. – What was a large potato storage warehouse has been reduced to a smoldering heap of rubble after an all-night fire consumed the building and its contents.

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The warehouse, just northwest of Perham on Otter Tail County Highway 80, is owned by R.D. Offutt Co.

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