Morrison County Sheriff’s Office
July 19, 2023
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 7-18-2023 at approximately 5:41 pm, their office received a report of a fire at the St. Edwards Catholic Church located on Hwy 238 in Elmdale, MN. When deputies arrived, there was smoke coming from the back corner of the church. Upsala Fire Department along with mutual aid from Bowlus Fire Department responded and was able to keep the fire from spreading throughout the church.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, a 12-year-old juvenile male from Bowlus MN, is being investigated regarding the fire. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office with this active investigation.