Vehicles, goats lost in pole shed fire

By Tom Hintgen

Otter Tail County Correspondent 

Three weekend traffic accidents were reported by sheriff deputies on Monday, Dec. 12.

At least one person was injured Dec. 9 in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 80 near Perham. The accident took place at 12:37 p.m.

Another person was injured in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 94 in southwestern Otter Tail County on Dec. 10. This accident took place at 6:33 a.m. The State Highway Patrol assisted sheriff deputies at the scene of the accident.

Two people were injured in a traffic accident on Dec. 10 at the intersection of Long Lake Road and 430th Avenue, near the town of Ottertail. The accident took place at 11:40 p.m.

Vehicles, goats lost in pole shed fire

Goats, vehicles and other items were destroyed in a shed fire at Rostad Loop near West Lost Lake, north of Underwood. 

The owners of the shed were not at home and the fire was called in to authorities by a passerby. The time of the call-in was 11:39 a.m. on Dec. 11.

The pole shed contained motorcycles, a Bobcat, RV, vehicle, 4-wheeler, deer stand, lumber, goats and tools. The estimated loss of the building and contents was close to $200,000.

Underwood Fire Department members responded to the scene of the fire.