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Cabin receives minor damage from fire

A cabin on Maple Circle Drive near Forada received minor damage from a fire Wednesday morning, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

On Sept. 12 around 8:30 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a report from Ryan Fernholz of a cabin on fire at 13152 Maple Circle Drive SE. It appeared the fire was caused by an electrical issue on the exterior of the cabin, according to the sheriff’s report.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Forada Fire Department and Runestone Electric Association.

Celeste Edenloff

Celeste is a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press and has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in June 2016 to report on the community she calls home. Besides writing articles for the Echo Press, she has a blog, “Newspaper Girl on the Run.” Celeste is on a continuous healthy living journey and loves to teach bootcamp fitness classes and run. She has participated in more than 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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