Rural Fairfax House Fire 03 Nov 12

The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a call for a house fire in Ridgely Township Thursday afternoon. Fairfax Fire and Ambulance responded at shortly after 4:30pm, and found the residence off Highway 4 completely engulfed in flames. The house received extensive damage from the fire, but no one was injured. An investigation is underway by the state Fire Marshall’s Office. The Sleepy Eye and Franklin Fire Departments assisted at the scene, along with personnel from the Nicollet, Brown and Renville County Sheriff’s Offices, Fairfax Police, and the Minnesota State Patrol.