House Fire

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(Garfield, MN) Four fire departments responded to a fire just west of Garfield Thursday.  The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call around 11:30am reporting a fire in the garage at 9170 Blue Jay Way NW, Garfield, MN. The Garfield Fire Dept., Brandon Fire Dept., Alexandria Fire Dept. and the Evansville Fire Dept. responded to the call. Upon arrival, deputies found the fire had engulfed the garage and was spreading to the main part of the home. The fire did consume the upper floor of the residence and caused extensive damage to the main and lower floors. A vehicle, which was parked in the garage, was also lost in the fire. There were no injuries.

The State Fire Marshall was called to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire and the investigation continues. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Garfield Fire Dept., Brandon Fire Dept., Alexandria Fire Dept. and the Evansville Fire Dept. and North Ambulance assisted with the fire.