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Vergas structure fire causes minor damage

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Area fire departments responded to a Vergas structure fire Friday afternoon.

A wood-burning furnace caused the fire in the insulated shop, resulting in minor damage to the chimney area, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.


The homeowner was able to contain the blaze until fire departments arrived on the scene.

The incident occurred around 3:20 p.m.

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