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One brother tries to rescue another from W. Minnesota farm silo, and now both are dead


December 23, 2019

The farm where two brothers were overcome by silo fumes and died. Credit: Douglas County

When Millerville, Minn., Fire Chief Rodney Roers got the call Saturday morning for an emergency on Gravel Pit Road NW., he recognized the address as his assistant fire chief's farm.

When he arrived to the farm a few minutes later, he found what he'd feared most: his longtime colleague, Curt F. Boesl, overcome by toxic fumes atop a grain silo.


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