SEVERE WX: Flood Warning View Alerts

UPDATE: Multiple agencies respond to fire in rural Freeborn County

KIMT photo

Small tool shed caught fire Tuesday morning.

Posted: Sep. 4, 2018 11:37 AM
Updated: Sep. 4, 2018 2:17 PM

HOLLENDALE, MINN. - Multiple fire departments and law enforcement agencies dealt with a shed fire Tuesday morning.

It happened in 90000 block of 240th Street in Mower County,  Austin Fire Chief Jim McCoy says the call came in at 10:55 am from a contractor who was working on a barn.  Fire departments from Clarks Grove, Hollandale, Austin, and Blooming Prairie responded, along with the Freeborn County Sheriff's Office and Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services.

No injuries were reported but it's estimated that flames did a couple thousand dollars in damage to the shed and the gardening tools inside.

The Minnesota Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the casue.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
66° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 66°
Albert Lea
Overcast
64° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 64°
Austin
Overcast
66° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 66°
Charles City
Overcast
68° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 68°
Rochester
Overcast
68° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 68°
More rain for the morning with severe weather later this afternoon and evening.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Mom arrested for taking phone from daughter

Image

Ohio teen sentenced to mow lawn instead of jail time

Image

Woman, baby rescued after crashing into pond

Image

Shoars on Kavanaugh 2

Image

Severe weather chances for Thursday

Image

Your Thursday KIMT StormTeam 3 Forecast

Image

Filling childcare needs in Byron

Image

Does Byron need its own library?

Image

Deadly synthetic opioid not in Rochester, yet.

Image

Newman Friday Game cancelled

Community Events