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Manitoba greenhouse fire update


January 23, 2013
By The Canadian Press

Jan. 23, 2013, Otterburne, Man. — Manitoba's largest indoor crop of
cucumbers was destroyed when a family run greenhouse went up in flames
near Otterburne.

Jan. 23, 2013, Otterburne, Man. — Manitoba's largest indoor crop of cucumbers was destroyed when a family run greenhouse went up in flames near Otterburne.

Fire broke out this morning in greenhouse opened two years ago by the Schreimer family.

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Some 30,000 cucumbers were destroyed and damage is estimated at between four and six million dollars.

One man was treated for smoke inhalation but no one was seriously hurt.


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