Barn Lost in Fire West of Sauk Centre
SAUK CENTRE -- An Ashley Township barn and several pieces of property are a complete loss after a fire Friday afternoon.
The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says they responded to the call at 43528 County Road 184 around 2:45 p.m. Homeowners, 31-year-old Melanie Borgerding and 35-year-old Jason Borgerding told dispatch the west side of the barn was on fire.
When authorities arrived, the barn was completely engulfed. Inside the barn were small straw and alfalfa bales, two lawn mowers and ATV's, along with a snowmobile. The barn is considered a total loss, the fire did spread to the cornfield, damaging it slightly.
No one was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation.