Country Hearth Bakery Complex Fire, Saint Cloud MN – 1/17/2020

A multi department fire in the middle of the freezing rain and winter storm warning for downtown Saint Cloud, MN.

The fire was in east building of the Country Hearth bakery at 444 East St. Germain Street. The fire did not impact the bakery building but was contained to the store and garage building. The fire caused substantial damage to the building and the vehicles stored inside.

A large portion of the Saint Cloud Fire Department was on scene as well as crews from Sauk Rapids Fire Department.

At one point some of the Saint Cloud public works snow plow crews where reassigned to help out with the fire and brought in one of their front end loaders to knock down the garage doors so that crews could attack the fire.

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