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Firefighters To Burn Former Golden Sun Elevator In Estherville Saturday (Nov. 9th) As A Training Exercise

Fri 11-8-2019

(Estherville)-- The Estherville Fire Department, along with a number of other area departments, will be participating in a drill tomorrow (Sat., Nov. 9th) that will involve burning the former Golden Sun Elevator at 303 Central Avenue in Estherville.

City officials say the exercise is scheduled to start at 6:00 am, and that it's contingent upon favorable weather.

For safety reasons, they say Highway 9, or Central Avenue, will be closed to through traffic from 1st Street to 9th Street and will be completely closed from 2nd Street to 4th Street for the duration of the fire. Marked detours will be in effect.

City officials are urging everyone to keep a safe distance from the barricaded area for safety reasons.