Fire destroyed a home north of Sartell early Monday, July 22.
The fire at 390 Pine Ridge Road was reported by the owner at 12:09 a.m., who said that his house and attached garage were on fire, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
Stephen and Julie Muenchow, their three children and a dog were able to evacuate the residence and were unharmed, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
The Sartell Fire Department was assisted by Mayo Ambulance Service and fire departments from St. Stephen, Sauk Rapids, Waite Park and Rice. Sartell police assisted the sheriff’s office.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.