Fire Destroys Home East of Kimball 16 Mar 18

(KWLM/Kimball MN-) Fire destroyed a home east of Kimball Wednesday night.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department says at around 9pm Wednesday, homeowners John Erickson and Deborah Jurgens heard a pop coming from the attached garage of their home on County Road 44 near Fairhaven, about 5 miles east of Kimball.

They discovered a fire in the garage and called the fire department.

Crews from Kimball and South Haven found the home engulfed in flames when they arrived and were unable to save it.

Jurgens and Erickson escaped uninjured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Minnesota Fire Marshal’s Office.