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Fargo firefighter Kevin Johnson uses a chemical sniffer to check for gas Monday in a warehouse storing the city's stock of sandbags after a floor collapsed. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Sandbags fall through floor at Fargo storage building

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The floor collapsed in a city-leased sandbag storage facility in Fargo on Monday, the first day of a push to prepare 1 million sandbags for a possible flood.

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Larry Schuh, an assistant fire chief in Fargo, said the weight of the roughly 5,000 sandbags that'd been taken to 2600 3rd Ave. N. appear to have caused the collapse.

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