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UPDATE: Multiple agencies respond to fire in rural Freeborn County

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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.

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