House fire destroys commissioner's home
Last updated 12/1/2020 at 12:34pm
A top Hill County elected official is trying to recover from the loss of his home last week.
A house fire 28 miles northwest of Havre on Wildhorse Highway late Wednesday evening burned down the home of Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson.
The house is a total loss, Peterson said.
“I think the concrete walls are still standing,” he said.
What started the fire is unknown, Peterson said.
Wildhorse Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Ben Peterson, the commissioner’s nephew, said the call about the fire came in about 11:30 p.m., but the house was a loss by the time the fire c...