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The Mitchell Fire Division responds to a fire Tuesday afternoon at AKG North American Operations Inc. At the scene, employees evacuated to the east side of the building while firefighters sprayed a ventilation pipe, which spewed flames and smoke. (Anna Jauhola/Republic)

Blaze strikes AKG in Mitchell

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Local firefighters responded to two blazes Tuesday afternoon within 10 minutes of each other.

The first fire started at 4:10 p.m. at Cabela's, 601 Cabela Drive. Assistant Fire Chief Paul Morris said a fifth-wheel trailer camper was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene.


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