Jun 14, 2021 | By: Destiny Wiggins

Puposky Home Destroyed in Fire

One person suffered minor injuries in a fire that destroyed a home in Puposky this morning.

On Monday, June 14 at about 5:06 AM, the Bemidji Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire located at 23884 Knutsen Road NW in Puposky. When fire personnel arrived, they found a two-story residential structure with heavy fire and smoke throughout the building. Firefighters then went into a defensive mode due to fire conditions.

20 firefighters were at the scene for three hours and used eight pieces of equipment to extinguish the fire.

The home and its contents are believed to be a total loss, and one occupant suffered minor injuries while evacuating.

The fire is currently under investigation but is considered accidental in nature.

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