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Fire destroys home on Little Osakis Lake

Osakis Fire Department helped Long Prairie firefighters battle the fire that destroyed this house on the east side of Little Osakis Lake in Todd County. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Photo by Amy Chaffins.

The Osakis Fire Department (OFD) was called to help battle a house fire near Long Prairie on Tuesday.

The fire was reported just before 3 p.m. at 22697 Gate Way Drive, on the east side of Little Osakis Lake in Todd County. The house is owned by the Duffee family.

According to the Long Prairie Fire Chief Jim Kreemer, the house was not occupied and the structure was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

The structure was destroyed.

Long Prairie Fire Department called for OFD's assistance with tankers and manpower.

Firefighters were on-scene for about three and a half hours.

According to the chief, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Follow Amy Chaffins on Twitter at @TheOsakisReview.

Amy Chaffins

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

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