Frazee, Vergas firefighters joined large force at Perham potato blaze

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Smoke from the potato warehouse in Perham billowed into the sky over U.S. Highway 10 Jan. 21. Photos by Robert Tollefson

Frigid temperatures combined with moisture from fighting the Jan. 21 Perham potato warehouse fire encased Vergas fireman Jason Schrupp in ice.

The potato warehouse fire in Perham destroyed the structure, but was contained to the area by several fire departments on the scene.

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