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Dehydrator blamed for fire


October 6, 2021

Benny Westcott

First photo: A food dehydrator ignited the wall of a shed Friday afternoon at 1026 29th Ave. In the second photo, off-duty firefighter Eli Harris, pulls a hose from a brush rig, spotted smoke while driving by and stopped to investigate, then called it in, according to Batallion Chief Randy Whitfield. Firefighters responded quickly and limited damage to about $75, mostly to the dehydrator, Whitfield said.


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