Star Prairie fire damages home, kills cats
A fire in Star Prairie Township damaged a home and claimed the lives of several house pets on Wednesday, Sept. 5.
New Richmond Fire and Rescue crew members were called to the scene of the fire at 1918 County Road CC at about 6 a.m., said Jim VanderWyst, New Richmond fire chief.
According to property records, the home is owned by William and Rebecca Shalla.
The fire began in the laundry room and spread into part of the kitchen, VanderWyst said.