Several departments respond to Columbia Co. corn dryer fire overnight

HAMPDEN, Wis. - Eight different departments responded to a corn dryer fire overnight in rural Columbia County, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Department.

The fire started around midnight in Hampden. Crews worked through single-digit temperatures overnight but were able to get the fire contained just after 4 a.m.

No injuries were reported and the extent of damage is still being investigated.

The fire is not considered to be suspicious.


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