Tuesday evening at approximately 7:40 p.m., Fairmont emergency personnel responded to 819 Reiman Court in Fairmont
for a report of a house fire. Initial information indicated there was an explosion of a gas grill fuel tank outside of the residence.
The occupant of the residence was able to escape without injury. The Fairmont Fire Department was on scene for approximately two hours Tuesday night and came back to the scene on Wednesday morning. The Fairmont Police and Fairmont Fire Department were assisted at the scene by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service.
The fire is being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office, a division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.