Fire Destroys Stearns County Garage
COLLEGEVILLE -- Fire destroyed a rural Collegeville garage and its contents - a loss of roughly a quarter of a million dollars.
Deputies from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office responded to a call from the 14000 block of Knightwood Road in Collegeville Township on Sunday just before 1:30 a.m.
When they arrived, deputies saw a detached garage fully engulfed in flames and heard "loud popping and small explosion sounds."
The garage, owned by Kevin and Annamae Schrom, contained two vehicles and a side-by-side ATV. It is considered a total loss with an estimated damage of $250,000.
No one was hurt.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.