Golf Cart May Have Started Oronoco Area Fire
Oronoco, MN (KROC AM News) - An electric golf cart may have started a fire in rural Olmsted County Sunday.
A neighbor reported smoke coming from a 75 by 140-foot metal building around noon. Firefighters from Pine Island and Oronoco responded and were able to get the fire out. Inside the building were a pickup truck, a car, a boat and trailer, a motorcycle and two golf carts.
The owners - Michael and Carey Capelle - had just left before the fire was spotted. Carey Capelle told investigators she had driven the golf cart shortly before they left and had parked it in the corner of the building where the fire started. The amount of damage is not known.
The property is located a few miles north of Rochester, in the 1600 block of Sattre Rd NW.
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