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ST. CLOUD -- Fire officials say a warehouse fire in south St. Cloud that caused over $1.6-million dollars in damage was intentionally set.

Police are asking the public to help them solve this arson fire.

Fire crews were called to a warehouse reported on fire at 2645 Clearwater Road just after 8:15 Saturday night. There crews found a warehouse on fire in two separate areas.

Fire officials say an online book seller used the warehouse for storage.  His book inventory was completely destroyed and the warehouse heavily damaged.

Crews from St. Cloud and mutual aid crews from St. Augusta and Sartell helped put out the fire.

Officials say no one was hurt fighting the fire.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at 320-251-1200.


Freelance Photojournalist Doug Kiesling shot this video.
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