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Tractor destroyed by fire near Litchfield, Minn.

LITCHFIELD, Minn. — Fire destroyed a tractor late Saturday afternoon east of Litchfield, Minn.

The fire was reported shortly before 6 p.m. in the 32000 block of Minnesota Highway 22. Deputies with the Meeker County Sheriff's Office arrived to find the tractor engulfed in flames. The Litchfield Fire Department responded and put out the fire.

The owner of the tractor told the Sheriff's Office that an employee had been using the tractor for chisel plowing and had parked it around 4:30 p.m. The cause of the fire is undetermined.

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