A cigarette butt is believed to be the cause of a grass fire in St. Wendel Township. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the fire was reported at about 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday at 7875 360th Street.
A wildfire in St. Cloud is being investigated as a possible arson fire. St. Cloud Fire Department Batallion Chief Jerry Raymond says the call came in at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, for a fire in the grassy area just to the east of Serenity Drive.
State transportation officials closed I-94 at Stearns County Road 75 yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon while fire crews battled a fire. Several area fire departments were battling a grass fire along Interstate 94 between Stearns County Road 75 and Highway 15.