Fire destroys shed in Franklin Township

Firefighters battle a blaze in a shed at 4035 85th St. SE in Franklin Township. (Photo by Joe McDonald)

Firefighters battle a blaze in a shed at 4035 85th St. SE in Franklin Township. (Photo by Joe McDonald)

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, MN – As 2017 turned to 2018 in frigid fashion, area firefighters were battling a blaze in a large shed at 4053 85th St. SE in Franklin Township.

According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, the fire in the 24-foot-by-60-foot shed was reported at about 11:50 p.m. Sunday.

Delano Fire Department responded, and firefighters from Watertown and Montrose provided mutual aid.

The shed and all contents, owned by Ron Roskowiak, were believed to be a total loss.

The cause of the fire was unknown at the time of the sheriff’s office’s report.

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