A detached garage and several vehicles that were inside it are considered total losses following a Sunday fire in rural Wahpeton.

The fire took place at approximately 12:36 p.m. in the 7900 block of 174th Ave. SE, the Richland County Sheriff’s Office stated. The homeowner called 911, requesting the fire department and saying the garage was fully engulfed by flames.

“At this time the cause of the fire is unknown, and the investigation has been forwarded to the North Dakota State Fire Marshal’s Office,” the sheriff’s office stated.

In addition to the sheriff’s office, fire departments from Dwight and Mooreton, North Dakota, responded.



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