Fire destroys Star Prairie farmhouse, owner set the fire
New Richmond firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire in Star Prairie Township on Wednesday, June 7.
Reports of the fire came in at about 9 p.m. and when firefighters arrived on scene a farm house at 2334 County Road M was fully engulfed. The fire had been set by the owner, according to Fire Chief Jim VanderWyst.
According to VanderWyst, the two-story farmhouse had been abandoned years ago and as a way of demolishing the building, the owner set it on fire.