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Arson suspected in Cannon Falls woodshop fire

The Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office and Goodhue County Sheriff's Office announced they are investigating suspicious circumstances regarding a fire that occurred in Cannon Falls on March 29, 2018.

At 4:15 a.m., the Sheriff's Office and Cannon Falls Fire Department responded to a fire in an outbuilding that contained a wood shop at the residence of Steven Jacobsen, 30700 Oxford Mill Road, Cannon Falls.

The building was destroyed by the fire, the sheriff's department said in a news statement May 25.

The Minnesota Arson Reward Project is offering a reward of $5,000 for more information on the fire. Contact their hotline at 800-723-2020.

Matthew Lambert

Matthew Lambert joined the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2018 covering school board, public safety, and writing features. Lambert previously wrote for the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal. He is a graduate of Winona State University with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication: Journalism. 

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