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Published October 11, 2012, 06:01 PM

Reward Offered for Tips Leading to Cause of Karlstad Fire

Authorities in Marshall County are checking on a few leads as to who might have started the wildfire that spread to Karlstad. They say they've received a few names already.

Authorities in Marshall County are checking on a few leads as to who might have started the wildfire that spread to Karlstad. They say they've received a few names already.

Karlstad is in Kittson County and the Sheriff's Department there hasn't received any tips. The fire started September 30th in Marshall County then spread the next day into Kittson County. It destroyed 4,400 acres of land, nearly a dozen homes and two dozen other structures. A $6,000 reward is to be given to the person who can lead investigators to the cause. If you have any information you're asked to call the Kittson County Sheriff's Department at 218-843-3535.

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