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A Devils Lake firefighter monitors a hose aimed at a hotspot in the burning Dakota Dry Bean elevator Monday morning. Eric Hylden Forum News Service

Elevator a total loss after Sunday blaze

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By Ryan Bakken

Forum News Service

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Despite efforts of firefighters working in wind chills falling to 56 below zero, the Dakota Dry Bean elevator here is a total loss.

Dakota Dry Bean owner Dave Polries of Grand Forks said the loss was $1 million — $600,000 for the elevator and its equipment and $400,000 for the 100,000 bushels of pea byproducts inside. Polries bought the elevator in 2004, when it was a Peavey elevator.

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