The Sauk Centre Fire Department responded to a large fire at the Highway 27 Auto Salvage and 24 Hour Towniung building located just south fo Long prairie on Highway 71.
The north end of the building was completely engulfed in flames as black smoke billowed high into the afternoon sky. Browerville, Long Prairie and Osakis Fire Department also responded to the blaze which began just before noon.
The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time. Nobody has been reported injured. Todd County police directed traffic on Highway 71, a main artery to the north for weekend travelers.
Stay tuned for more as information becomes available.