The Merrill Fire Department responded to a pair of fire calls yesterday.
The first call came in for a fire at a residence off of Highway K in the town of Merrill at just after 9am. The home owners had the fire out prior the crews arrival according to their daily report. Firefighters investigated for any hotspots and found none. The fire was isolated to a bedroom in the residence. There was only minor damage reported inside the home.
The second call came in at just after 3:00 yesterday afternoon. A pick up truck was fully involved when crews arrived to the vehicle on Highway R. The fire was extinguished, but the truck is considered a total loss. The cause of the second fire wasn’t immediately known.
There were no injuries reported in the two fires.