Man escapes early-morning blaze in Detroit Lakes
An early morning fire destroyed the home of an 86-year-old Detroit Lakes man Tuesday.
The fire is believed to have started in the basement of the house at 820 West Avenue, possibly from a wood-burning stove, according to Detroit Lakes Fire Chief Dave Baer.
He told KDLM Radio that the house was fully involved, with flames shooting through the roof, when firefighters arrived about 1 a.m.
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