Fire Southwest of Kimball Damages Building


A fire southwest of Kimball Monday afternoon caused damage to a building but nobody was injured.

At 2:19 p.m., the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a building on fire at on County Road 150 in Maine Prairie Township, which is about 1 mile southwest of Kimball.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, an off-duty Kimball firefighter drove by the address and noticed smoke coming from a pole shed and called 911.

Crews from the Kimball Fire Department arrived and put the fire out.

The building, belonging to 30-year-old Joseph Borman suffered moderate damage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The State Fire Marshall’s Office is assisting in the investigation.

Kimball Police Department and Watkins Ambulance assisted with the call.


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