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Sexsmith grain elevator goes up in flames

Members from four fire departments battled a massive fire at a grain elevator in Sexsmith, Alta. Tuesday night.

RAW: Grain elevator on fire

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Monte Heynshot this video of firefighters from Sexsmith, Alta. trying to put out a grain elevator fire and save the neighbouring railway station.

Members from four fire departments battled a massive fire at a grain elevator in Sexsmith, Alta. Tuesday night.

Fire crews' main focus was to stop the flames from spreading to neighbouring buildings.

The grain elevator had been scheduled to be torn down soon but the railway station next door is slated to be turned into a museum.

Sexsmith is about 22 kilometres north of Grande Prairie.

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