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Fire destroys house on Little McDonald Lake near Perham

Sam Benshoof/FOCUS The home of Donald Meyer, located at 37979 Little McDonald Road, was completely destroyed by a fire that started in an attached garage on the early morning of July 5.

A fire that started in an attached garage destroyed a home on Little McDonald Lake near Perham on the early morning of July 5.

According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the cause of the fire is still undetermined. The home, located at 37979 Little McDonald Road, was a complete loss. Arson is not suspected at this time.

The Dent, Vergas and Perham Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene.

Donald Meyer and his wife, who were home at the time, were not injured in the blaze. They are currently being assisted by the Red Cross.

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