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A rear addition to a vacant farm home was extensively damaged by fire late Monday night southwest of Park Rapids. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Vacant farm home burns southwest of Park Rapids

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A vacant rural home southwest of Park Rapids was engulfed in flames when Park Rapids firefighters arrived on the scene at 10 p.m. Monday.


Assistant fire chief Terry Long said he does not know who owns the home, but was told it had been recently occupied.

The fire destroyed an addition to the wood shingle home and caused extensive damage to the interior.

The state fire marshal was on the scene Tuesday morning and called firefighters back.

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