Machine shed fire near Albany

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Feb 20, 2014 at 7:37 am

ALBANY, Minn. (KNSI) A machine shed east of Albany and the equipment parked inside it were damaged by fire Wednesday night.

THe fire at 19557 Quaker Road in Albany Township was called in at 6:10 pm.

Fire departments from Albany and Avon along with Gold Cross Ambulance responded.  There were flames visible outside the structure when fire crews arrived.

It appears the fire started around the area where a skid steer loader had been parked. That loader had been in use a short time before the fire was discovered.

Several pieces of farm equipment and a pickup truck were damaged in the fire. There were no injuries. The fire is under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff's Department and Albany Fire Department. 

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