WADENA — The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office was called to a structure fire at 4:23 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, on the 10000 block of Pine Ridge Drive, just outside of Staples.

A deputy responded and observed the fire in a single unit shack detached from a house and it was a complete loss.The Staples Fire Department was called to extinguish the fire. No one was in the home at the time.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and remains under investigation.

The sheriff’s office was also assisted by the Staples Police Department and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office.