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Trucks Destroyed in Portage County FireSubmitted: 03/03/2013
Ben Meyer
Executive Producer
bmeyer@wjfw.com


BANCROFT - Several tractor trailers were destroyed by fire in Portage County early Sunday morning.

The trucks were at Paramount Farms near Bancroft.

Paramount Farms grows and ships potatoes, corn, peas, and beans.

A driver on nearby Highway 39 called in the fire just before 1 a.m.

Eleven fire departments helped put out the fire.

The Fire Task Force also responded, and is helping investigate the cause of the fire.

No injuries were reported.

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