Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Polk County fire that killed horse, destroyed shed ruled arson

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
region Park Rapids, 56470
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

CROOKSTON, Minn. - A fire at a rural Crookston shed that killed Bandit, a stud quarter horse, early Friday morning was caused by arson, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The state Fire Marshal Division came to that conclusion.

A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for the identity of the arsonist and those with information should call the arson hotline at (800) 723-2020, the sheriff's office said.

The Crookston Fire Department received the alert at 1:35 a.m. and arrived at 26471 U.S. Highway 2 to find a 40-foot-by-120-foot shed on fire.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness