MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A lawn mower is believed to be the cause of a structure fire in Stearns County.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, around 7 p.m. officers received a call of a structure fire on the 19500 block of Schackman Lake Road in Luxemburg Township.

Upon arrival, deputies found a shed fully engulfed in flames and a nearby dairy barn also on fire.

Officials believe the fire started after a hot lawn mower sparked a flame on a patch of straw in the shed.

Crews were able to put the fire out. No people or livestock were injured.

The fire is still under investigation.

Comments (2)
  1. Tim says:

    Another reason not to mow the lawn, I like it. BTW live stock is one word.

    1. Dan Mack says:

      The Emmy Award Winning writers at CCzero can make up whatever they want.

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