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Detroit Lakes firefighters battle a residential fire north of Detroit Lakes Wednesday afternoon.

House totaled in Wednesday fire north of Detroit Lakes

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At about noon on Wednesday, the Detroit Lakes Fire Department was called to a fire at the Mike and Sue Dahring house north of Detroit Lakes.


"By the time we got there, the west half was burned off. We put a stop to it, but with the fire damage and temperatures, the guys were freezing up," Fire Chief Jeff Swanson said.

The fire started in the heating room of the house, located on the 28000 block of 220th St., north of Detroit Lakes.

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