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Officials Respond to Wadena County Fire

A structure fire in Wadena County caused major damage to a cabin. Just before 1 a.m. on July 2, authorities were called to a location on Conservation Road to find smoke coming from the roof and vent in the house. The property owners, 65-year-old Alan Froleck and 59-year-old Paul...

The Bungalow Taphouse Destroyed in Fire

After closing down the restaurant around 9:30 last night, many are still in disbelief that their place of work, their go to restaurant, and second home only stands in pieces. The fire broke out near the back dining area and required back up of about 40 firefighters that helped...

One Dead and 5-Year-Old Missing from Bemidji House Fire

One person has died and a 5-year-old girl is missing after a house fire occurred in the 3900 block of Irvine Avenue at Bemidji. The Bemidji police and fire departments responded to the scene at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival, the house was fully engulfed in flames. After the...
Posted On Jun. 22 2016

One Dead in Bemidji Fire

One person has died from a fire on 3900 block of Irvine Ave in Bemidji, the Bemidji Fire Department confirms. Fire officials responded to a fire at around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in Hillcrest Trailer Park, a mobile home park. Bemidji residents posted on social media saying they...
Posted On Jun. 22 2016

Updated: Fire Claims Fern Town Hall

A fire call was received at 10:15 Friday morning that the Fern Township Town Hall was fully engulfed in flames.  The cause of the fire is possibly being linked to a lightning strike from this mornings thunderstorms.

Two Fires Reportedly Caused by Lightning Strikes

Two fires have been reported, both were alegedly caused by lightning strikes.  The first is the Fern Town Hall located on county road 9 in Becida, Minnesota.  The Lake Greorge Fire Department was called in to assist the Bemidji Fire Department in putting out fire. The Bemidji...

Foss Lake Fire 95 Percent Contained

A fire, located about 10 miles west of Ely that burned 1,000 acres last week is now 95 percent contained, according to the Minnesota Incident Command System. Several organizations, including the MNICS and hotshot crews, have been working to contain the fire. About 163 personnel...

Fire Deaths Jump in Minnesota

SAINT PAUL- According to a press release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, fire deaths in Minnesota have jumped to the highest since 2002. According to the release, 57 people died in fires last year in Minnesota. That is the highest number of fire fatalities since...
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More Minnesota Counties to Begin Burning Restrictions April 4

Beginning Monday, April 4, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start burning restrictions in several additional counties as conditions for wildfires have increased. The cool weather accompanied by snow or rain kept fire incidences low in the past two weeks....

Wadena County Sheriff’s Office Respond to Reported Fire

The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 16914 201st Ave. for a report of a grass fire March 29 around 4:19pm. Deputies arrived on scene and learned that a pine tree had blown down in the wind, knocking powerlines down which started the fire. Todd Wadena Power was...

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