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Report: Crews Battle Fire at Former Paper Mill in Sartell

Updated: 08/06/2014 11:06 PM
Created: 08/06/2014 8:50 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

The former Verso Paper mill in Central Minnesota started on fire Wednesday night, according to reports.

The St. Cloud Times reports, at about 8 p.m. a fire was reported at the site in Sartell, which is now owned by AIM Development USA. The mill is currently being demolished. Smoke could be seen rising from the building.

Area fire departments were assisting Sartell firefighters. The cause of the fire is unclear at this point.

In 2012, there was an explosion and fire at the mill, which killed one worker.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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