Fire destroys home near North Dakota-South Dakota border

December 9, 2022

COGSWELL, N.D. (KFGO) – Fire destroyed a home about four miles southeast of Cogswell in southeast North Dakota Thursday afternoon.

Sargent County Sheriff Travis Paeper said the call came in around 1:45 p.m.

Fire crews from Cogswell and Forman fire departments responded and found the house fully engulfed in flames. Crews believe a space heater in a bedroom started the blaze.

The one person in the house was able to get out and was not injured.

The house is a total loss.