Fire damages Christensen Farms barn
Area Fire Departments responded to a hog barn fire two miles northwest of Sleepy Eye at a Christensen Farm’s site. The call came in at 10:54 a.m. By 11:30 a.m. a smoke plume was visible from Highway 14. Fire crews from Sleepy Eye and Comfrey were on the scene fighting the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. A representative from Christensen Farms said no people or hogs were harmed by the fire. The extent of the damage is still unknown but the damage was limited to a single building. Christensen Farm’s did release the statement that they are grateful for the fire departments quick action in extinguishing the fire.