At 9:19 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire in the 36700 block of 653rd Avenue in Forest Prairie Township. The house was a total loss. Kevin Root, 50, is the owner of the residence.
Watkins Fire, Eden Valley Fire, and Kimball Fire Departments all responded to the fire. The state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.