Vergas News


01/02/2018 02:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Chimney was likely cause of Ottertail, Minn. house fire 

Fire has destroyed a home near Ottertail, Minn. Firefighters from Ottertail, Perham, Henning, Vergas and New York Mills were called to the blaze Monday afternoon on the south side of Rush Lake.


01/01/2018 07:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
One person treated for smoke inhalation in Otter Tail County fire 

A garage was destroyed in an early morning fire in rural Vergas, in Otter Tail County and one person was treated for smoke inhalation. A 911 call reported the detached garage was on fire at 30229 Candor Hall Road shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday.The garage was fully engulfed in flames when Veras firefighters arrived on scene.


11/21/2017 06:03 PM  ~~~Source~~~
3 hurt, driver pulled from car after Becker County crash 

Three people from Minnesota were hurt after a driver crashed into a wooded area just north of Detroit Lakes Tuesday. Sheriff Todd Glander with the Becker County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened just after 2 a.m. near Holmesville Township on County Highway 26. Authorities report 28-year-old Candace Roberts of Ponsford had to be pulled from the car by firefighters.


08/13/2017 12:27 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Otter Tail County man's ATV explodes Sunday, August 13 

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office and fire departments from Vergas and Pelican Rapids responded to an explosion Saturday afternoon.a A rural Vergas man reported he had parked his ATV in his driveway, went inside and then heard the explosion. He came out to find the ATV engulfed in flames.