The Olivia Police Department, Olivia Fire Department, Danube Fire Department, Bird Island Fire Department, Renville County Sheriff's Department, and the Olivia Ambulance responded to a structure fire that was reported on Sunday night at 8:35 p.m. The building houses the Renville County Food Shelf/thrift store, the Redwood/Renville Red Cross, and Hair Connection. It also has a second story apartment unit. The resident of the apartment was able to escape the building unharmed. The State Fire Marshall's Office was called and it was determined that the fire was arson.
Anyone that has any information regarding this fire is encouraged to contact the Olivia Police Department, the Renville County Sheriff's Department or call the State Arson Hotline at 1-800-723-2020. Rewards of up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification of person(s)responsible for this fire.
The Renville County Food Shelf will remain closed until further notice
No other information is available at this time.