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Lietzau Taxidermy in Cosmos lost its roof as a result of a fire late Monday night. Furs and pelts also were damaged. (Tribune photo by TJ Jerke)

Fire damages Lietzau Taxidermy building in Cosmos, Minn.

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COSMOS -- A fire late Monday night caused damage to the roof of Lietzau Taxidermy in Cosmos.

Owner Chuck Lietzau said he woke up to a phone call around midnight and drove into town to witness the fire he thinks may be a combination of an overheated transformer and faulty wiring in the ceiling. No official conclusions have been made.


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