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Fire destroys home in Hovland near Highway 61

The Hovland and Colvill Fire Departments, along with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and Cook County Ambulance, responded to a structure fire at 5774 Highway 61 in Hovland overnight.

A public records search shows the property belongs to Jeffrey P. Holmberg.

The call, reported by a neighbor, came in at 2:48 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The caller reported the lakeside residence was engulfed in flames. The extensive blaze destroyed the home.

Nobody was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. The property owner is believed to be out of town. The Minnesota State Fire Marshal is completing an investigation.