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Winnebago shed catches fire and explodes from nearby propane tanks

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WINNEBAGO - (WREX) -

A barn fire in Winnebago quickly turned into a major explosion.

Around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Win-Bur-Sew Fire Protection responded to a corn crib fire.

The fire spread and inside that same shed were propane tanks, resulting in two large explosions.

Ten different crews came to the scene to provide water and help put out the flames.

The shed is a total loss.There was minor exposure to the home next to it. No one was hurt.

The cost of the damages is unknown, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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