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Fire in Isle, Minn. prompts evacuation

A fire at a manufacturing plant lead to the evacuation of the surrounding neighborhood, The Pioneer Press reported.

The Star Tribune reported that that the fire, which started at about 5 am on Friday morning, began in the Merit Enterprises building.

Residents were evacuated because authorities feared toxic chemicals could be released by fire, but all residents were allowed to return to their homes by noon on Friday.

The fire is under control, the dispatcher said.