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Early morning blaze destroys New Rockford home

An abandoned home in New Rockford has been destroyed after being engulfed by flames in the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 31.

New Rockford Fire Chief, Brian Hopfauf, said his department arrived at the scene, located on the 1200 block of 4th Avenue North, at around 5:17 a.m. to find the home already consumed by fire.

"When we showed up the house was fully engulfed," said Hopfauf, "so we m...