Fire damages Mason City dental office

MASON CITY — A fire on New Year’s Eve has damaged a Mason City dental office.

Firefighters were called to Mint Springs Dentistry at 851 South Taft at about 6 o’clock Monday night after passersby saw flames and smoke coming from the building.

The majority of the damage happened on the inside of the building, with the owners saying that the interior of the building will need to be gutted.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.