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Greten Court fire destroys home May 5

Photo by Jason Vargas of Foxhole Photography

A building fire in the 600 block of Greten Court resulted in a total loss Saturday, May 5. Firefighters were called to the single family home at 4:50 p.m. after a neighbor discovered the fire. No occupants were in the home at the time of the fire.

Hastings Fire Department received mutual aid from Cottage Grove, Miesville, Prescott, Randolph-Hampton and Rosemount fire departments. The fire was located in the attic, but the cause of the fire is currently undetermined. The home is considered to be a total loss with an estimated $350,000 in property loss and $200,000 in content loss.

Michelle Wirth

Michelle Wirth graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2013 with a degree in journalism and web design. She worked as a web content editor for a trade association before coming to the Hastings Star Gazette in 2016.

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