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Hefty Seed's Hurdsfield warehouse destroyed in Friday night fire

A Hefty Seed chemical warehouse in Hurdsfield, N.D. was destroyed after flames consumed the structure on Friday, June 2.

No one was injured, but emergency responders and Hefty Seed personnel were forced to go to great lengths to contain the blaze, which was releasing a plume of toxic smoke into the air and posed serious environmental risks.

Chad Weckerly, manager of Hefty Seed's locations in Hurds...