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Hay bales on fire in Buchanan County

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BUCHANAN COUNTY (KWWL) - Firefighters from Independence, Jesup and Winthrop spent most of Wednesday night fighting several hay bale fires in Buchanan County. 

The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office said it happened on the 2000 block of 200th St. north of Independence around 9 p.m. 

Law enforcement officials told KWWL these hay bales were near a storage building.

Crews said they were able to leave after about five hours. 

No one was hurt. 

Officials said they don't know what started the fire, but don't believe it's suspicious. 

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