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Auburn man grows largest pumpkin the fair has ever seen

Brian Halbert is at it again.

The Auburn man took home the honor of heaviest pumpkin, coming in at a hefty 1,314.5 pounds, at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.

It is the largest pumpkin the fair has ever seen in its competition.

The first place prize awarded Halbert $1 for every pound, making his winnings $1,314.50.

Stan Pugh of Puyallup took second place with his giant pumpkin weighing in at 1,252 pounds, awarding him $500 for his win. Shannon and Casey Summers took home the third place prize of $400 with their 1,163.5 pound pumpkin.

The junior division produced some plump pumpkins as well, with Rosalyn Tobeck of Olympia's pumpkin weighing in at 1,203 pounds.

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