SAUK RAPIDS - Authorities responded to a house fire yesterday (Wed) at 2710 Orchid Drive Northeast in Sauk Rapids. The fire was called in at about 2:30 p.m.

The garage was completely destroyed and the front half of the home has also been heavily damaged.

Sauk Rapids Fire Chief Jason Fleming says no one was hurt in the blaze and the cause is yet to be determined.

Witnesses say they heard a loud boom before the fire started. One witness says it could have been a possible propane explosion.