MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Fire destroys potato warehouse in Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- Firefighters remain on the scene of an intense fire in Perham in northwestern Minnesota. It's in a large potato warehouse owned by the R.D. Offutt Company --the nation's largest producer of potatoes. The fire was reported about 4:30 Tuesday afternoon, after employees spotted smoke coming from the building. More than 100 firefighters from 17 departments fought bitter wind-chills to bring the fire under control and keep it from spreading.