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A Devils Lake firefighter monitors a hose aimed at a hotspot in the burning Dakota Dry Bean elevator Monday morning, Jan. 6, 2014, in Devils Lake, N.D. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald.

Spontaneous combustion likely cause of N.D. elevator blaze

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DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Spontaneous combustion is the likely cause of a fire this week that destroyed a Dakota Dry Bean elevator in Devils Lake.

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However, the official cause of the Sunday night blaze is listed as undetermined, said Devils Lake Fire Chief Jim Moe.

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