Regional Fires

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A fire caused significant damage to a Northwood business early this morning (Fri). Fire teams were called to the Korsmo Shop on highway 15 around 2:20 a-m. When crews arrived flames could be seen coming from the top of the building. The cause is under investigation. No word on a damage estimate.


An early morning fire (Fri) has destroyed a turkey barn in northwestern Minnesota’s Otter Tail County. Fire personnel were called to the Jennie-O site off Highway 53 shortly before 12:30 a-m. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office the barn did not contain any animals or workers at the time. Crews from Perham…Dent…New York Mills...and Vergas battle the blaze. The fire is believed to have stated by a propane heater inside the barn. The structure has been deemed a complete loss.

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