Grand Meadow, MN (KROC-AM News) - An investigator from the State Fire Marshal’s Office was called to Grand Meadow Friday evening after a fire destroyed a building housing an auto body repair business.

Officials say the fire was reported around 3 PM and the structure was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived at the scene. A number of vehicles were inside the building and were also destroyed by the fire, which was extinguished about 2 ½ hours after it was reported.

The cause remains under investigation.