Early Friday morning, January 20th, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a structure fire at 4300 Donway Dr NE in Alexandria Township. The owners woke to their smoke detectors and saw that their attached garage was fully engulfed in flames. All occupants got out safely. The house then became fully engulfed in flames and is a total loss. The Alexandria Fire Department arrived and immediately requested assistance from several other fire departments. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The American Red Cross has been contacted to assist the homeowners.
Assisting agencies include the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Alexandria Fire Department, North Memorial Ambulance, Carlos Fire Department and Osakis Fire Department.