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Farmer's Co-Op fire ruled accidental

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A massive fire at a Blount county Farmer's Co-Op has been ruled accidental.

Fire investigators say last week's blaze started when machinery was placed too close to flammable materials.

It started in a building used to store fertilizer and burned for hours.

People in nearby buildings were evacuated as a precaution, but no one was hurt.

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