Fires destroy homes in St. Paul, Sauk Rapids

Published 9:22 am Thursday, April 2, 2015

ST. PAUL — Summer-like temperatures and gusty winds are increasing the fire danger in southern Minnesota.

Various fire warnings are out for parts of central and southeastern Minnesota until Thursday evening.

High winds spread flames that destroyed two homes in St. Paul on Wednesday. No one was hurt.

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Fire destroyed three homes under construction in Otsego. Officials say a grass fire spread to the homes.