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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.


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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