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Dentinger Feed gears up to mill despite fire

The fire that scuttled the granary at Dentinger's Feed and Seed was ruled an accident by the state fire marshal last week. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – Before the fire blazed it to the ground, the Dentinger Feed and Seed granary had been producing feed since 1943. 

Today, the mill is little but charred beams and walls.

But because of high demand, co-owner Rick Dentinger is determined to start milling feed again. 

“We’re making plans and are in the process of getting things up and running,” Dentinger said Monday. 

He explained that the family is “working on a temporary solution to just get production going.” 

This would involve bringing in some grain and new equipment to replace the machinery that was lost to the fire in July. The . . .