Willmar, Minn., blaze under investigation
WILLMAR — The cause of a fire that damaged a home Wednesday at 306 Litchfield Ave. S.E. in Willmar remains under investigation by fire officials.
According to Willmar Fire Chief Gary Hendrickson, fire crews were called around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday to the home. The homeowner’s small dog alerted the residents to the situation just before the smoke detectors began detecting smoke from the blaze, he said.