Four dogs die in shop building fire

A passerby called in the report after seeing the flames just after 11:00 a.m.
Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 2:53 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 1, 2022 at 9:53 PM CST
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PERHAM, Minn. (Valley News Live) - Flames could be seen coming from the roof of a shop located southwest of the city of Perham in Perham Township on Thursday morning.

A passerby called in the report after seeing the flames just after 11:00 a.m. When firefighters arrived on scene the flames were exiting the roof and side of the building and they say the shop, along with it’s contents, are a total loss.

Four yellow labs were in the shop during the fire and all four died. The cause of the fire is believed to be from a wood stove.

Agencies involved were Perham, Dent, and Ottertail fire departments.