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Three departments battle house fire in Alexandria

Smoke still billows from a house fire that burnt down the home at 5658 10th Ave SW just west of Alexandria early Sunday morning. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Firefighters from three departments battled a house fire in Alexandria early Sunday morning.

Douglas County sheriff's deputies responded to the blaze at Adam Repp's residence at 5658 10th Avenue SW. The house was fully engulfed.

The cause of the fire is believed to have started from a wood burning stove.

The Alexandria Fire Department responded to the scene and was assisted by the Forada and Brandon fire departments. North Ambulance and the Alexandria Police Department also responded.

No one was injured.

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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