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Fire destroys house west of Buchanan, ND

The house was a total loss when firefighters arrived on scene about 5 miles west of Buchanan.

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BUCHANAN, N.D. – Fire destroyed a house early Wednesday morning, Feb. 23, west of here, according to Rick Woehl, assistant fire chief with the Jamestown Rural Fire Department.

Woehl said 19 firefighters and seven units responded to the call from the Stutsman County Communications Center at about 12:30 a.m.

He said the house was a total loss when firefighters arrived on scene about 6 miles west of Buchanan. He said firefighters were on scene for about 20 minutes.

“What was left burning in the basement is what we had when we arrived on scene,” he said. “Basically just contained what was there.”

Deputy Damian Hoyt with the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office said a Polaris Ranger was parked next to a house while a male driver went inside. He said the Ranger started on fire and then the house started on fire before the vehicle could be moved with a tractor.

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He said the driver of the Ranger was not injured.

The Jamestown Rural Fire Department is investigating the fire.

The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office and Jamestown Area Ambulance also responded to the scene.

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