Fire destroys western Minnesota restaurant

November 15, 2022
Mike Tanner

NELSON, Minn.–Fire has destroyed a bar-restaurant in western Minnesota’s Douglas County.

Sheriff’s Sargeant Ron Boyden says authorities were notified of the fire at The Corral Saloon and Eatery in Nelson, Minnesota just before 11 o’clock Monday morning.

Fire departments from Osakis responded, and requested mutual aid assistance from Alexandria, Carlos and Forada. They encountered heavy smoke and visible flames.

Boyden says the building is a complete loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Minnesota Fire Marshal’s Office.