November 30, 2016 10:00 am

Grain elevator in Turtleford, Sask. destroyed by fire

Fire has destroyed the grain elevator in Turtleford, Sask.

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The grain elevator in Turtleford, Sask., has been destroyed by fire.

Turtleford RCMP said multiple calls were received late Tuesday evening that the structure was on fire.

Power was out in the community and surrounding area while firefighters fought the blaze. SaskPower said power is now restored.

Highway 26 had to be closed for over six hours due to smoke and fire fighting operations. It has since re-opened.

Fire crews remain on the scene.

READ MORE: Saskatoon firefighters deal with morning garage fire

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

Turtleford is approximately 225 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.

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