On August 20, 2022 at 4:04 p.m., Scott County 911 Dispatch received a call of a house on fire on the 26xxx block of Prairie Rose Ct in Cedar Lake Township.
Firefighters were later able to extinguish the fire; however, the house sustained substantial smoke and fire damage.
Two residents were home at the time of the fire. There were no injuries to the residents, first responders, or anybody else on scene. “We are thankful that there were no injuries in this incident,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the State Fire Marshal. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the New Prague Fire Department, Elko New Market Fire Department, Jordan Fire Department, Belle Plaine Fire Department, Montgomery Fire Department, Mdewakanton Public Safety, and North Memorial Health Ambulance.