Richmond Home Lost In Fire

Richmond Home Lost In Fire Click to Enlarge Photo: KNSI News

(KNSI) - A home was lost in a fire on Sunday night.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, firefighters were called just after 7:30 p.m. to the home at 21157 Elkview Circle, about a mile south of Richmond.

Margueritte Lynn Johnson, age 54, reported her home was on fire. She lived there with 16-year-old Jonathan Tyler Cable.

The home was owned by Gary Johnson, age 57, of Richmond.

The home and everything inside was completely lost. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

It was the third structure fire in as many days in Stearns County.

On Friday afternoon, a barn started on fire near St. Joseph the owner struck a breaker box, causing sparks that started the hayloft on fire.

The owner was able to get all of the livestock out of the barn.

Then on Saturday morning, a 40x48 foot shed was on fire about five miles south west of Richmond.

The shed and everything inside was a complete loss. The cause of that fire is unknown.


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