Dover, MN (KROC AM News) - The owner of a skid loader lost the machine Sunday when it was destroyed by fire.

The fire was reported around 3:00 PM at a rural property near Dover.

The Olmsted County Sheriff's office says the machine is owned by Brian Walters, who used it to plow snow. When he was finished, he parked it in a small building on the property and plugged in the engine heater. The fire was discovered a short while later. It was put out right away and damage to the building was described as minor.

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