Stewartville, MN (KROC-AM News) - A rural Stewartville man was transported to St. Mary's Hospital after a fire broke out in a large detached garage/shed while he was inside the building.

Officials indicated the man suffered burns on one of his legs while moving items out of the garage after notifying the Stewartville Fire Department of the fire around 7 p.m. When firefighters arrived at the scene in the 700 block of County Road 20 southeast, about a mile east of Stewartville, the flames had spread from around a workbench onto the walls and up into the rafters. The damage was described as moderate.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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