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Cause of house fire in Osakis undetermined

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The State Fire Marshal's Office is continuing its investigation into what caused a house fire in Osakis on March 7.

As of now, the cause of the fire is undetermined, according to Osakis Fire Chief Chad Mathews. The chief said he met with an investigator last week and it's unknown when a final determination will be released.


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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