House destroyed by fire in Nicollet 17 Jan 18

A house and several vehicles were destroyed by fire Tuesday morning in Nicollet. The fire was reported shortly after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning at 904 Fourth Street. Two people and two dogs escaped without injury. The fire appeared to have started in the garage but the state fire marshal is investigating. Fire departments from Courtland, St. Peter, Lafayette and North Mankato assisted the Nicollet Fire Department. Below zero temperatures complicated firefighting efforts.