Cause of apartment fire in New Ulm under investigation 16 Oct 17

The cause of a Saturday night apartment fire at 509 Center Street in New Ulm is still under investigation. No one was home at the time of the fire, but two cats were found in the building. Firefighters were able to save one of the cats, but the other died. There are three apartments in the Kemske Business Solutions building, but the fire was contained to one apartment, which sustained significant fire damage. The entire second floor sustained smoke damage and the first floor sustained some water damage. The fire department responded to the fire shortly before 9:45 p.m. Saturday.