Fire in Blackduck Under Investigation
A structure fire in Blackduck is now under investigation.
According to a release from the Blackduck Fire Department, at 4:59 PM on Tuesday, May 3, firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire on the 22000 block of Scenic Highway. Upon arrival, the fire department crew used a defensive, exterior initial attack. This tactic was chosen due to the heavy fire that was in the building.
28 firefighters and six pieces of equipment were on the scene for four-and-a-half hours. Currently, the cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Blackduck Fire Department was also assisted by the Blackduck Police Department, Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Kelliher Fire Department, State Fire Marshal, Minnesota DNR, Federal Forestry Services, Juelson Plumbing and Heating, and the Blackduck Ambulance Service.