Two fires broke out within minutes of each other last night (Sunday) in the Kossuth County town of Bancroft, gutting a home and two businesses. The first fire was reported at a restaurant called The Red Barn. Bancroft Police Chief Art Ingalls says the fire started in the kitchen and spread to a business next door called Cargo Express. A second fire was called in from the Chuck Doocy residence several blocks away. That home was a total loss. No cause has been released yet. No one was hurt in either fire.
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