Sheriff: Fire Destroys Business in Ottertail

Sheriff: Fire Destroys Business in Ottertail Photo: KSTP-TV

February 22, 2018 10:43 AM

A fire that broke out in Ottertail Wednesday night destroyed a business.

According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the Ottertail, Perham, Dent, Battle Lake, Henning, Bluffton and New York Mills fire departments responded to the structure fire just after 8 p.m.


Authorities said there were no injuries as a result of the incident.

However, authorities determined the Periwinkles Building to be a total loss. The building houses Periwinkle's, a clothing, furniture and home decor store. The Ottertail Liquor store, attached to the building, sustained minor water damage, according to authorities.

According to the sheriff's office, authorities said they believe the fire started in the garage portion of the building.


Rebecca Omastiak

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