MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Fillmore County house, which was recently raided in a drug bust, caught fire Friday afternoon.
The sheriff’s office says a fire was reported just before 3:30 p.m. at a property on the 10000 block of County Road 113, near Mabel.READ MORE: What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?
Residents of the home, which boarders Highway 52, said a grass fire had spread to the property.
The same house was the subject of a drug raid four days earlier. Investigators say the house was the center of a methamphetamine manufacturing operation.READ MORE: Rising Water Levels Have Some Minnesota Resort Owners On Edge
Resident Jeffrey George Torgerson, 48, was arrested Monday. His wife, 40-year-old Joan Elizabeth Torgerson, was arrested Thursday in connection with the drug bust.
The couple has already made separate court appearances, and both are being held at the Fillmore County Detention Center.MORE NEWS: Jaleel Stallings To Receive $1.5M Settlement For Minneapolis Police Beating
The sheriff’s office and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office are still investigating the fire.