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Posted on: April 1, 2019

WFR Responds to building fire near Rauville

Barn Fire

Watertown Fire Rescue responded to 16576 454th Ave just before 9:30 am 4/1/2019, for a building on fire. Upon arrival crews found smoke and flames coming from an approximately 40'x60' Morton Building. Crews were able to access the building and put out the fire out. The building housed livestock in the back and all animals were able to make it out of the building. Crews from Florence FD and South Shore FD were called for mutual aid and water support. Fire crews were on scene for 3 hours. Watertown Fire Rescue was assisted by the Codington County Sheriffs office, Codington County Emergency Management, Florence Fire Department, and South Shore Fire Department. 

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