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Cabin catches fire on Lake Miltona

Leaf Valley firefighters were called to a cabin fire on Lake Miltona Thursday morning. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)

Fire destroyed a cabin on the west side of Lake Miltona Thursday morning.

Leaf Valley Fire Department was called to 14291 Spring Lake Road at 9:45 a.m. and arrived on scene to find the cabin fully engulfed in flames.

The cabin owner escaped without injury.

The fire was reportedly caused when fuel for a gas lantern spilled and ignited.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office assisted at the scene.

Amy Chaffins

Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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