Four Buildings Demolished After Fire In Downtown Alexandria

The fire reportedly started at Raapers Eatery & Ale.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – “We were paged at 4:34 this morning for a downtown building apartment fire. A tenant had smoke coming into his apartment,”  Chief Jeff Karrow, from the Alexandria Fire Department says. To prevent the fire from spreading, crews had to demolish businesses within the block which included RM Tattoo, Raapers Eatery & Ale, Charlie’s Bazaar and Little Darlings…

Lightning Believed To Have Started House Fire Near Lake Louise

Thunderstorm Had Just Passed Over The Area Early Monday Morning

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Fire officials believe a lightning strike started a house fire early this morning near Lake Louise. Alexandria Fire Department responded to the fire around 4 a.m. and found heavy smoke coming from the house owned by Gregory and Donna Cabana. They say visible flames were found on the backside of the house. No one was hurt….