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By Staff reports
Moose Lake Star-Gazette 

Kerrick home destroyed by fire


December 7, 2017

A rural Kerrick home was destroyed in an early Tuesday morning fire. Local firefighting crews responded to 94592 Koecher Road around midnight and found the home fully engulfed.

According to a press release from the Pine County Sheriff's Office, on December 4 at 11:50 p.m., Pine County dispatch received a report of a house fire on Koecher Road in Kerrick. The caller reported the homeowner was out of the house.

The homeowner reported waking to loud noise and finding a fire in the home upon opening the bedroom door. The homeowner was able to get out of the house, suffering minor burns to his arms.

Fire departments from Kerrick, Bruno and Moose Lake responded, as did Mercy Ambulance.

It is unclear as to the exact cause of the fire at this time. The Red Cross was notified to assist the homeowner in a place to stay and other needs.


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