Man injured in elevator flash fire

OTHO — A construction worker was injured in a flash fire at New Co-op in Otho. Webster County Sheriff Jim Stubbs said the man was working with a torch at the top of the elevator when the fire was ignited. It appeared to be a small dust explosion outside the elevator, according to New Co-op Safety Manager Dennis Knight. The man was transported to Trinity Regional Medical Center. His name and condition were not immediately available.