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Fire destroys home near Brooten

BROOTEN -- A house near Brooten was declared a complete loss after a fire Thursday night.

Around 6:40 p.m., the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Brooten Fire Department and Brooten Ambulance service, responded to a house fire on County Road 201, approximately 2 miles northeast of Brooten. Upon arrival, emergency personnel found that the roof had already collapsed and the house was fully engulfed in flames.

The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. It is owned by Bruce Felling of Belgrade.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.