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House fire in Carlos Tuesday night

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Firefighters from two departments responded to a house fire in Carlos Tuesday night.

According to law enforcement, the fire was reported at 8:55 p.m. at 18 North Douglas Street in Carlos. The homeowners were not home at the time of the fire.


The house was damaged in the fire, which caused extensive smoke damage.

Carlos and Parkers Prairie Fire Departments, Douglas County Sheriff's Office and North Ambulance responded to the scene.

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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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