Shed fire reported in Cosmos

MEEKER COUNTY, MN – The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a shed on fire in Cosmos the evening of Dec. 29, according to a press release.

The fire was reported at 11:32 p.m. in the 200 block of South Comet Street. When the Cosmos and Grove City Fire Departments responded, the shed was fully engulfed. The shed and its contents were considered a total loss. The press release noted that a 2000 Dodge Durango was also damaged as a result of the fire and was a total loss.

Homeowner Julie Schafer, 36, of Cosmos, said her husband was in the shed working on a vehicle earlier that day. She said he had the wood stove going, which may be a cause for the fire. No one was injured.

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