BURNETT COUNTY — Authorities say the Burnett Diary Cooperative structure fire appears to be due to mechanical malfunction, according to joint press release from the Burnett County Sheriff and Grantsburg Fire Chief.

Press Release

On July 20, 2020 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Burnett County Dispatch received a call of a structure fire at the Burnett Dairy Cooperative. All employees were safely evacuated. It appears the fire started from a mechanical malfunction.  

The following fire departments responded:  Grantsburg Fire, Siren Fire, Webster Fire, Frederic Fire, Cushing Fire, St. Croix Hertel Fire, Pine City Fire and Rush City Fire.  

North Ambulance, the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office, Frederic Police Department, and Burnett County Emergency Management also responded.  

This fire is still under investigation.  

- Sheriff Tracy Finch

- Grantsburg Fire Chief Cory Barnette


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