Kensington Fire

(Kensington, MN) Just after midnight early Saturday morning, Douglas County Dispatch received multiple 911 calls of a structure fire near Kensington. The building was identified as the Midwest Grain Systems building, which is located just east of Kensington at 21000 State Hwy 55 SW.

When the Kensington Fire Department arrived on scene, the building was almost completely engulfed in flames. Firefighters from multiple agencies were eventually able to extinguish the flames. Responding agencies included Lowry Fire Department and First Responders, Brandon Fire Department, Evansville Fire Department, Hoffman Fire Department, Hoffman Ambulance and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation.