Fire destroys garage in Stearns County

Updated: December 02, 2019 02:47 PM

Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a garage in Stearns County Sunday.


The Stearns County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a fire early Sunday morning in Collegeville Township. When they arrived, they found a garage fully engulfed in flames and heard loud popping and small explosion sounds.

The detached garage contained two vehicles and a side-by-side recreational vehicle, according to the sheriff's office. The garage and its contents are believed to be a total loss, with estimated damage of $250,000.

Nobody was injured, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Fire departments from Avon, Cold Spring, and St. Joseph all assisted in extinguishing the flames.

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