Weekend Fires In Nicollet County 30 Apr 13

A home in St. Peter was destroyed by a fire early Sunday morning. The blaze on the 300-block of West Broadway in St. Peter was reported at around 2am Sunday by the home’s resident, Therisa Keeton. No injuries were reported due to the fire, although the home is being considered a total loss. Residences on either side of the structure were damaged by the extreme heat of the fire as well. The cause remains under investigation.

A pair of grassfires broke out in Nicollet County over the weekend. The first one was reported at just after Noon on Saturday off of 506th Street. The Nicollet Fire Department responded to that call and extinguished the fire. The second grassfire was reported at just after 8pm Sunday near the intersection of 403rd Avenue and the Fort Road. The caller reportedly handled that fire. No injuries or damage to structures were reported in either grassfire.