VERGAS, Minn. - A cabin was total loss in a fire that was reported at 4:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office has reported. The two residents of the house escaped uninjured but a cat died in the incident.
Frazee, Perham, Vergas and Detroit Lakes fire departments and the sheriff's office responded after a boater on Rose Lake reported seeing flames. The fire was extinguished but authorities say the structure was a total loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The owner of the cabin and a renter were displaced and aided by the American Red Cross.