Old storage building burns down in Minatare

July 11, 2018

An old storage building on a farm along County Road 28 northwest of Lake Minatare caught fire Tuesday night. According to KNEB, firefighters from Minatare\Melbeta Fire Department and Scottsbluff Rural Fire Protection District arrived on the scene at 7:15 p.m. and had the fire out by 8 p.m. One Minatare firefighter was hospitalized due to chest pains. The storage building, some trees along the road and a shed were damaged or destroyed by the fire.

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