A fire called in at 6:48 p.m. Jan. 16 destroyed a detached garage as well as a vehicle and 4-wheeler inside the garage. The location was southeast of Swan Lake, near Fergus Falls.
It was believed that the cause of the fire was a wood-burning stove. There were no injuries.
One injured in accident near Rothsay
One person was injured in a Jan. 13 traffic accident along Interstate 94 near Rothsay, according to Otter Tail County sheriff deputies.
The accident took place at 7:12 p.m. One vehicle reportedly left the roadway and fell onto its side in the median. The State Highway Patrol assisted at the scene of the accident. Barnesville EMS responded to the scene.
Later, along Interstate 94 near Dalton, a driver-by noticed a car in the ditch with its lights on close to 9:07 p.m. The passer-by called 911 and waited until authorities arrived at the scene of the accident.
No injuries were reported in the mishap near Dalton.