Home shop destroyed by fire in Battle Lake last Friday
A shop caught on fire Friday northwest of Battle Lake, and, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the building is a total loss.
The property owner, Jeffrey Harms, had just stoked the fire for heat and went into his house on the same property.
He looked out a window and spotted the shop on fire, according to the Sheriff's Office.
There were miscellaneous garden tools and yard equipment inside the shop that are a loss, too.
The address of the property is 22156 County Highway 83.
The Sheriff's Office said the incident was reported at 1:38 p.m.