Small structure fire near Alexandria causes minimal damage


The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was called to a structure fire on County Road 34 NW near Lake Ida Saturday, Sept. 26.

Shortly after 11:40 a.m., a small electrical fire is believed to have started in the wall of an upstairs bedroom, according to the sheriff's office.

The Alexandria Fire Department and North Memorial Ambulance also responded.

Alexandria firefighters were able to extinguish the flames, and the house sustained minimal damage.

Jasmine Johnson joined the Echo Press staff in May 2020 as a general assignment reporter. She grew up in Becker, Minn., and later studied journalism and graphic design at Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minn.
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