Fire Destroys Shed/Contents in Darwin Township


Meeker County officials say fire destroyed a shed and its contents Friday evening.

At about 6:30, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a structure fire in the 65000 block of County State Aid Highway 11, Darwin Township.

Litchfield Fire Department and Meeker County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene.

Upon arrival it was learned a 70’x40′ shed was fully engulfed.

The property belongs to 88-year-old Milton Housman, of rural Litchfield.

Inside the shed were numerous pieces of farm equipment.

Authorities say it is unknown how the fire started.

The shed and all contents were a total loss.

The Dassel Fire Department also assisted.


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