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House fire in northeastern Douglas County Friday morning

Early Friday morning, a chimney fire was reported at a home in the far northeastern part of Douglas County.

According to the sheriff's office, dispatchers received a 911 call at 4:44 a.m. from the homeowner, Cindy Haffner, reporting the fire at 19832 County Road 18 NE.

Once the chimney fire was put out, firefighters reportedly discovered additional hot spots in the attic of the home.

There were no injuries and authorities said the extent of damage is not known at this time.

Miltona and Parkers Prairie fire dpeartments, Parkers Prairie Ambulance and Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.

Amy Chaffins

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

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