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Oronoco, MN (KROC-AM News) -

Arson is suspected in the fire late Friday night that destroyed a 100-year-old farm structure near Oronoco.

Olmsted County Sheriff's Captain Scott Behrns says the fire in the granary was reported just after 11:20 p.m. by a person who also saw two cars leaving the area at a high rate of speed. The Pine Island Fire Department responded to fight the blaze that wiped out the 20 by 30-foot building.

Behrns says the exact cause of the fire is under investigation. An estimate of the dollar loss from the fire is not available.

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LOOK: Olmsted County’s Highlighted Warrants of the Week

Every Wednesday, the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office publishes the latest warrants. If you see any of these people, do not approach or attempt to apprehend them. Instead, during weekdays call 507-328-6830. After 5 PM and on weekends, call 507-328-6800.

Their hope is to "create awareness and hopefully gain information on the location of those highlighted."

This gallery is of individuals wanted as of April 14, 2021. If you are viewing this gallery at any time after that date, the warrants listed could be settled.

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