The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a fire about 2:08 p.m. Wednesday at a residence, owned by Audrey McCuskey, on Forest Heights Drive, south of Brainerd.
The fire destroyed a machine shed at the residence with an estimated loss of $135,000 to the building and equipment inside.
The cause of the fire is unknown, though it may have been started by an ember from a nearby burn pile, the fire department reported.
No one was at the residence at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.
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