Building Fire

Group home sustains damage from possible electrical fire.

On May 9, 2020 at 12:01 p.m., Stearns County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a possible fire at Loesch Supportive Living Services, a group home for disabled young adults, at 9517 Echo Road in Maine Prairie Township.

The owner of the group home received a call from a worker stating there was smoke inside the residence, but no flames were seen. All residents were safely removed from the residence by the group home workers.

The fire was located in the floor cavity of the main floor. A fire extinguisher was used to put out the flames. The Kimball Fire Department arrived and continued to address the fire.

The cause of the fire is believed to be electrical and a small portion of the residence sustained damage.

The owners of the group home had emergency plans in place to make sure the residents were safely taken care of during this time.

No injuries were reported by any residents or workers.

Mayo Ambulance assisted.

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