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Byron, MN (KROC-AM News) - Spent fireworks are being blamed for a fire that destroyed a Byron family's home overnight.

Byron Fire Chief Matt Grant says the fireworks were not cooled down before they were disposed of and started a fire that was reported around midnight in the 800 block of 3rd Street Northeast. The fire chief says it appears the home is a total loss. A GoFundMe site has been set up to assist the family.

Firefighters from Byron and Kasson responded to the fire, along with Olmsted County Deputies. No injuries were reported.

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