Sunburg couple credits neighbor for alerting them to home fire, saving their livesA rural home near Sunberg was destroyed in a fire early this morning after being struck by lightning.
By: Carolyn Lange, West Central Tribune of Willmar
SUNBURG, Minn. — A rural home here was destroyed in a fire early this morning after being struck by lightning.
Dan and Sue Kallevig escaped with only the clothes on their backs and credit a neighbor for pounding on their back door around 1 a.m., alerting them to the fire that had started in the front of their house.
New London, Minn., Fire Chief Sig Holme said the house was engulfed in flames when crews arrived. The house was destroyed.
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