News Bulletin: Fire damages Owatonna home
A duplex in Owatonna was badly damaged by fire Thursday afternoon, but two people reportedly inside escaped without injury.
The call came in shortly before 3 p.m., sending firefighters to 247 E. Fremont St.
The house is divided into two living units; initial reports of two people in the upstairs unit indicate they got out safely. A spokesman for the Owatonna Police Department said no injuries were reported.
A photo taken while fire crews were still on the scene shows significant fire damage to the south side of the second story.
No damage estimate was available Thursday afternoon.