SAUK RAPIDS -- A wild land fire is suspected to be the cause of a garage fire to a Sauk Rapids home yesterday (Friday).

WJON received a phone call around 3:30 p.m. there was a fire in Sauk Rapids along 10th Avenue Northwest.

Sauk Rapids Fire Chief Jason Flemming says the blaze was contained to a three stall garage and crews were able to save the house.

The garage suffered heavy damage, including damage to a boat.

Members of the Sauk Rapids, Sartell and Rice Fire Departments were at the scene fighting the blaze.

Flemming says because it was a wild land fire the DNR is investigating the cause of the fire.

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Photo: Dan DeBaun, WJON
Photo: Dan DeBaun, WJON