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Sheriff's office responds to shed fire

The Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a shed fire around 7:15 a.m. on March 10 in Section 18 of Wing River Township.

Upon the arrival of the Verndale Fire Department, an unattached storage shed was completely involved with fire, the sheriff's office said. The owner of the home, Richard Harper, 73, was not home at the time of the fire. The exact cause of the fire is still unknown.

The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Verndale Fire Department and Minnesota DNR.