Fire damages business east of Hayward

Published 6:22 pm Wednesday, January 2, 2019

HAYWARD — Multiple local fire departments battled a fire Wednesday afternoon at a business east of Hayward.

Fire crews were dispatched to Mason Auto Sales, 86974 Freeborn County Road 46, at about 4 p.m.

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Hollandale and Hayward fire crews and Gold Cross Ambulance assisted on scene.

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Firefighters were seen entering the business, and smoke was coming from the back of the building as of about 4:30 p.m.

Look to the Tribune for more information as it is released.

Firefighters are pictured outside the building Wednesday afternoon. – Sam Wilmes/Albert Lea Tribune

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Sam Wilmes covers crime, courts and government for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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