Businesses, Property Destroyed in Large Kasson Fire
Kasson, MN (KROC-AM News)- A large fire in Kasson is responsible for the destruction of several businesses and property.
Kasson Fire Chief Joe Fitch said crews responded to a structure fire at 20 East Veterans Memorial Highway around 7:30 Sunday evening. Firefighters from Kasson, Mantorville, Dodge Center and Byron fought the fire until 1:50 a.m.
Two firefighters were evaluated at the scene by Dodge County Ambulance but were not transported for further medical care. No other injuries were reported, Fitch said.
Responding crews found all of the property owners at the south side of the building when they arrived. Fitch said there is not yet an official cause of the fire, however its believed the blaze was started by a wood boiler in the southeast end of the building.
The businesses and personal property of several different families were deemed a total loss.