Daycare fire in Perham prompts evacuation
Children were evacuated from a home daycare center in Perham Thursday morning after a fire was detected.
After children were evacuated, Perham Fire Department entered Great Beginnings Childcare, located on the 100 block of Sixth Street Northwest, and discovered the fire in a water heater, located in a separate room on the main floor of the structure.
Fire Chief Mark Schmidt said the cause of the fire was electrical. Fire damage was contained to the water heater.
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