Watkins area barns destroyed by fire

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Aug 6, 2012 at 10:07 am

EDEN VALLEY, Minn (KNSI) The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says two cattle barns were destroyed in a Sunday afternoon fire in Luxumburg Township.

The barns on County Road 21 near Watkins were owned by John and Louise Schutz.

A passerby noticed smoke and released the cows from the barns.

The owners were not home when the fire started.

Fire departments from Watkins, Kimball, Cold Spring and Eden Valley fought the blaze.

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