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Battalion Chief Dies In Logging Accident

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A battalion chief for the Rochester Fire Department has died in a logging accident.

Fire officials say Chuck Hermann was off duty at the time of the accident Thursday on property he owns.

The Post-Bulletin says Hermann was also an auctioneer who specialized in real estate. He was the owner of Hermann Auctions.

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