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Perham, Vergas, Frazee and Wolf Lake firefighters responded to an apartment fire in Vergas early Tuesday morning. Submitted photo

Lightning causes apartment fire in Vergas

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A lightning strike is believed to be the cause of an apartment fire in Vergas on Tuesday morning.

According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, a Vergas resident reported the fire after walking by and noticing smoke billowing from the top of the roof of the apartment complex, located at 315 Frazee Street.


Upon arriving at the scene, the Vergas Fire Department confirmed there was a fire in the attic. Perham, Frazee and Wolf Lake Fire Departments also responded.

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