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Long day for crews fighting Badger State Ethanol fire
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Juda and Orangeville, Ill., firefighters work together on a blaze Monday afternoon in a grain dryer at Badger State Ethanol in Monroe.
MONROE - Area firefighters returned to their stations by 10 p.m. Monday, after an eight-hour struggle with frigid temperatures turning water to slush and freezing on pipes, to contain a fire in a germ drying and bagging processor at Badger State Ethanol in the 800 block of 17th Street in Monroe.