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Published October 10, 2012, 05:15 PM

Karlstad fires thought to be arson

Karlstad, MN (WDAY TV) - Fire investigators say a wildfire that destroyed several homes in Karlstad, Minnesota was probably arson.

By: WDAZ Staff Reports, WDAZ Staff Reports, WDAY

Karlstad, MN (WDAY TV) - Fire investigators say a wildfire that destroyed several homes in Karlstad, Minnesota was probably arson.

The DNR won't say why arson is suspected.

It says the fire is still being investigated, and a $6,000 reward is being offered for information that helps identify the person who set it.

The Karlstad fire spread quickly by dry and windy conditions. It destroyed 11 homes and damaged dozens of structures.

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