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November 21, 2011
Investigators say trailer house fire earlier this month in Verndale, Minn., was arson
Investigators believe a fire this month in Verndale was arson, and they're offering a reward for the public's help in solving the crime. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, a trailer house in the city of Verndale was on fire on Monday, Nov. 7, and the Verndale Fire Department...
November 21, 2011 - 9:08am
October 16, 2011
Fire knocks out power, destroys garage
A fire destroyed a garage and caused a power outage in Deer Creek Wednesday evening, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, along with Deer Creek Fire and Rescue, responded to a home at 208 N Hwy 106 around 8:30 p.m. to find...
October 16, 2011 - 3:36pm
October 2, 2011
October 2, 2011 - 11:10pm
Silverado burns, boat saved
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle fire approximately two miles south of Sebeka on Sunday, Sept. 25 around 9:10 a.m. Upon the deputy's arrival, the vehicle was nearly totally engulfed. Sebeka Fire Department responded and the highway was closed down for a short...
October 2, 2011 - 11:08pm
May 8, 2011
Fire doused in 800 block of 5th Street SW
Wadena firefighters contained a fire at about 11 a.m. Friday, April 29 at an apartment at 823 5th St. SW in Wadena. Fire Chief Dean Uselman...
May 8, 2011 - 2:45pm
March 6, 2011
Fire in Blueberry Township drives occupants out
A house fire in Blueberry Township on Thursday, Feb. 24 led to two people being treated for smoke inhalation. Around 5:30 p.m., the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, Menahga Fire Department and first responders, Menahga Police Department, Minnesota DNR and Tri-County Ambulance responded...
March 6, 2011 - 5:21pm
January 30, 2011
Leaping for life
A Sebeka-area family had to leap to safety from the second floor of their home to avoid being consumed by flames that had consumed their home. Around 9:16 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22, a house fire was reported to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office.
January 30, 2011 - 1:03pm
Renneberg Hardwoods of Menahga damaged in fire
At 01:27 a.m. on July 16, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office received a report of a structure fire at Renneberg Hardwoods in the dimensions building. When law enforcement and fire officials arrived they found the roof of the building on fire. The fire was quickly extinguished by...
July 30, 2010 - 10:27pm
July 23, 2010
Fire destroys Mills Locker Plant
A fire that began Sunday and stretched into Monday has destroyed the Mills Locker Plant in New York Mills. The building is a total loss. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation. Amanda and Whitman Briard purchased the business when they were just teenagers. Ten years...
July 23, 2010 - 2:30pm
May 26, 2010
Everyone OK after New York Mills house burns
No one was hurt in a house fire in New York Mills Wednesday morning, according to Fire Chief Reed Jacobson. Jacobson said two people were in the home, but one had left before the fire broke out. A second person was helped from the home by firefighters, but did not suffer injuries...
May 26, 2010 - 8:25am
March 25, 2010
Fire in Wadena
Black smoke pours from inside the Minnesota Department of Transportation Truck Station on Industrial Drive in Wadena Thursday evening. Law enforcement and fire personnel were called out at approximately 6:15 p.m. The fire started in a plow truck, although the cause is not known, according...
March 25, 2010 - 7:11pm
April 15, 2009
Fire quickly extinguished at TimberRoots shop
A fire at TimberRoots on U.S. Highway 71 North in Wadena at 11 a.m. Friday was quickly extinguished by the Wadena Fire Department. "ProBuild's Wadena components facility experienced a small roof fire in their maintenance building Friday, April 10," said company spokesperson Carolyn...
April 15, 2009 - 1:31pm
April 1, 2009
Another Verndale barn burns across from R&J Sales
A two-year-old, Vintage-style barn belonging to Ken and Val Schmitz was destroyed by fire March 24 in Verndale. Two horses were rescued but...
April 1, 2009 - 5:51pm
February 9, 2009
3-year-old dies in fire near Long Prairie
A 3-year-old boy died in a house fire Sunday on Highway 27 east of Long Prairie. The Todd County Sheriff's Office identified the child as Lucas James Ewertsen. The fire was reported around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7. The Long Prairie Fire Department, TCSO deputies and Long Prairie...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am