AVON TOWNSHIP - A mobile home near Avon was destroyed by fire.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says the fire started just before noon on Sunday in Avon Township.

The homeowner, 57-year-old Dale Osfalg of Avon, and all of his family got out of the trailer and were not hurt.

The fire appeared to have started in the front bedroom.  The mobile home sustained extensive damage and is a total loss.