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A fire started on the deck, and then spread to the attic of 8090 Jeffery Lane in Cottage Grove just after midnight Saturday, Sept. 19. (Photo courtesy of the Cottage Grove Public Safety Department)
A fire started on the deck, and then spread to the attic of 8090 Jeffery Lane in Cottage Grove just after midnight Saturday, Sept. 19. (Photo courtesy of the Cottage Grove Public Safety Department)

Fire hits Cottage Grove home just after midnight Saturday

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Cottage Grove, 55016

Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

Fire ravaged a home at 8090 Jeffery Lane in Cottage Grove over the weekend.

The Cottage Grove Fire Department responded to the fire just after midnight Saturday, Sept. 19.

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The fire started on the deck, said Capt. Pete Koerner of the Cottage Grove Police Department, but investigators do not yet know how it started. The fire spread into an attic, blowing out the windows, and then spread into the house, he said. The home's roof collapsed.

No one was injured in the fire, he said. According to Washington County property records, the home is owned by Michael and Kristy Bergquist.

Firefighters from Woodbury and St. Paul Park assisted the Cottage Grove Fire Department.

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