(Mankato, MN) – Mankato Public Safety responded to two separate fires over the weekend that caused damages

At 4:37 a.m. Saturday, crews were dispatched to a carport fire at 603 South Fourth Street.  Flames were spreading to the house, which was vacant.  The fire was extinguished.  Damages were estimated at $60,000.

At 5:48 a.m. the same morning, Public Safety responded to a fire at 205 Lincoln Street.  Crews contained the fire to the breezeway of the house and it was extinguished.  There were no injuries.  Damages were estimated at $15,000.

Causes for both fires are under investigation.

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