On February 14 at approximately 4:37 p.m., The Stearns County Communications Center received a call reporting a building fire at 23864 360th Str. in Albany Township. Deputies responded to the scene and located the fire in a machine shed on the property. Albany Fire and Rescue arrived on scene and extinguished the fire.
A SUV located inside he shed was consumed in the fire. The owner of the property was identified as Troy Krebs, 50, of Albany. Deputies spoke to Krebs and determined that the vehicle did not belong to him and was left at the location by an unknown person.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation. A State Fire Marshal’s office investigator also responded to the scene. If you have any information regarding this fire please call the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number, 320-251-4240 or the State Fire Marshal’s tip line at 1-800-723-2020.
Freeport Fire and Rescue and Melrose Ambulance also assisted at the scene.