Arson suspected in fire that destroyed rural Barnesville home
BARNESVILLE, Minn. - Arson is suspected in a fire Wednesday night that destroyed a rural Barnesville home where authorities already were investigating four fires last week, including a pair that burned up a deck and barn.
Sheriff Bill Bergquist said the blaze on the Matt and Tara Andvik property was reported just before 9 p.m. by Tara Andvik, who was home alone at the time but wasn't injured.
The fire started on the back patio and spread to the house, Bergquist said.
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