House Lost in Fire South of Nimrod
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a report on Saturday, February 13, indicating there was a fire in section 7 of Lyons Township.
The 911 caller placed the phone call at 11:21 PM saying there was a house on fire. Deputies arrived to a single level house with the roof engulfed in flames. The fire spread rapidly to other parts of the building.
The only occupant in the home was already out when first responders arrived. They told the deputy on scene that the fire started near the wood stove pipe in the attic.
The Sebeka and Menahga Fire Departments responded to the fire and tried fighting the fire in -23 degree weather.