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Fire knocks out power, destroys garage

A fire destroyed a garage and caused a power outage in Deer Creek Wednesday evening, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, along with Deer Creek Fire and Rescue, responded to a home at 208 N Hwy 106 around 8:30 p.m. to find a garage fully engulfed in flames.

Deer Creek Fire worked to put out the fire, but the garage was a total loss. The fire also burned a power line, causing a power outage for the entire town of Deer Creek.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.