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Submitted photo Firefighters tackle a fire at a trailer home on Star Lake.

Fire destroys lake home in Dent

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Nobody was injured when a fire destroyed a trailer home Friday on the southwest side of Star Lake near Dent.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department received the 911 call at 2:05 p.m. All members of the household at 31114 380th St., Dent, were found unharmed and accounted for outside of the residence owned by 41-year-old Daniel Daugherty.

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The sheriff's office said in a release that the cause of the fire is still unknown, but nothing appears suspicious.

Members of the Perham, Dent and Vergas fire departments responded. Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt said about 35 firefighters were on scene. Due to the heat that day, they had to rotate the firefighters through the structure so no one got overheated.

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