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House fire in Todd County was arson; reward offered

A suspicious house fire that happened in Todd County on November 21 has now been determined to be arson.

The Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to the fire at a vacant house at 27302 County Road 16 at 11:17 p.m.

The Browerville Fire Department, along with help from the Clarissa Fire Department, extinguished the blaze.

The State Fire Marshall's Office conducted an investigation and determined the fire was deliberately set.

A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information that leads to the identification of the persons responsible for the fire. It is being offered through the Minnesota Arson Rewards Project.

Tip calls may be made to the arson hotline at 1-800-723-2020 or the Todd County Sheriff's Office at 1-800-794-5733.