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A suspected electrical fire burned a hole through the back of Tim Olson's house on Bluffs Road Friday afternoon. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)

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Following at least three fires the week prior, Alexandria firefighters responded to another house fire on Friday afternoon.

At approximately 4:15 p.m. an electrical fire was called in at Tim Olson's residence at 151 Bluffs Road off of County Road 11 in Alexandria. Olson was not home at the time and nobody was in the house.


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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