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      Fire destroys Forsyth Township home

      F ire officials have declined to release the name of the homeowner, but said he suffered minor burns and was treated and released from the hospital.

      F irefighters were on the scene until 12:30 Friday morning.

      T hey were called back to the home at 4 a.m. when the fire rekindled.

      F ire officials say the bitter cold temperatures caused equipment problems and made putting the fire out difficult. The cause is still under investigation.

      Fire has destroyed a home in Forsyth Township. Firefighters were called to the scene just after 6 p.m.

      The house is located on South County Road 545. When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed. There's no word if anyone was injured in the fire or what caused it.

      Skandia West Branch, Forsyth Township, and Chocolay Township fire departments responded to the scene.

      Firefighters were still on the scene late Thursday night. We'll pass along any new information when it becomes available.