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Published October 19 2010

Arson suspected in three Polk County fires

CROOKSTON, Minn. – Authorities are investigating three separate incidents Monday in Polk County that they believe were the result of arson.

According to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office:

The sheriff’s office received two separate complaints in the early morning hours about structures on fire in Grove Park, Godfrey and Tilden townships.

Authorities responding to the scenes reported the structures were uninhabited and had only property damage. No one was injured.

Fertile Fire Rescue, Mentor Fire Rescue and the sheriff’s office responded, and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office assisted.

The incidents are under investigation, and no further information was released Monday.