UPDATE: Overnight Byron house fire caused by fireworks

Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 1:48 AM CDT
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UPDATE: The Byron Fire Chief has confirmed that fireworks were to blame for an overnight house fire.

He said the fireworks had not cooled off and were thrown in a garbage can.

The house appears to be a total loss, the Fire Chief said.

BYRON, Minn. (KTTC) – Firefighters from Kasson and Byron responded to an overnight house fire.

It happened just after midnight in the 800 Block of Third Street Northeast.

Flames from home in Byron.
Flames from home in Byron.(KTTC)
Flames from house in Byron.
Flames from house in Byron.(KTTC)

Byron Fire-Rescue, Kasson Fire-Rescue, Mayo Ambulance and the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office were on scene.

Sheriff’s Deputies at the scene said the Red Cross was coming to help.

Everyone and two animals, a dog and a bearded dragon, made it out safe.

Byron House Fire
Byron House Fire(Missy Krogstad/KTTC)
Byron House Fire
Byron House Fire(Missy Krogstad/KTTC)

No one was injured.

Crews are investigating what caused the house to go up in flames.

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