STATE FIRE MARSHAL

Fire damages Lake Park American Legion Hall

Fire Chief Dave Coufal said it was a very hot fire, one of the hotter fires they’ve had to fight.

LAKE PARK, Minn. (KFGO-KVRR) – Fire caused heavy damage to the Lake Park, Minnesota American Legion. The fire was reported shortly after 8 p.m Sunday by a passerby. Police Chief Brady Burnside said there was significant heat and smoke damage, mostly to the interior of the building. Fire Chief Dave Coufal said it was a very hot fire, one of…

Fire Marshal Investigating Cause of Fire at Cenex in Mahnomen

CENEX 2 112121 CENEX 3 112121 CENEX 4 112121 CENEX 6 112121 MAHNOMEN, Minn. (KVRR) — The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a fire at Community Co-op Cenex in Mahnomen. The fire broke out Saturday afternoon and fire officials say it spread throughout the roof. Multiple fire departments responded to the store at the intersection of Highways…

Glyndon house fire under investigation

CLAY COUNTY, MINN.  – Fire departments from Glyndon, Dilworth, and Hawley responded to a fire Sunday shortly after 10 p.m. at a home at 2007 170th Street North in rural Glyndon. Smoke and flames were coming from the house as firefighters arrived on the scene. The main fire was knocked down within minutes. Crews remained on the scene for several…

Fire at Ponemah POW WOW Grounds Investigated as Arson

Firefighters responded to the fire around 9 a.m. Tuesday

PONEMAH, Minn. — A fire at the Ponemah POW WOW grounds in Ponemah, Minnesota is being investigated as arson. Firefighters responded around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning when one was of the structures was on fire. A firefighter with the Ponemah Fire Department says the building was used by elderly and those disabled to access the pow wows. Ponemah Fire was…

Church Destroyed By Fire Near Ashby, Minnesota

The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal

ASHBY, Minn. — Dalton Fire Department responds to a fire at Bethel Lutheran Church near Ashby Saturday night. They arrived to find the church fully engulfed in flames. The structure collapsed before the fire was extinguished. The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Ashby, BETHEL LUTHERAN, Church, minnesota, STATE FIRE MARSHAL

Man Severely Burned in Frazee House Fire

Authorities deemed the house a total loss.

FRAZEE, Minn.–A Frazee man was severely injured after a house caught fire on Monday. The Frazee Fire Department responded to reports of a house fire at approximately 8:20 p.m. in the 500 block of East Main Avenue. Authorities say two dogs perished in the fire and the house was deemed a total loss. The 24-year-old man suffered severe burns and…

Victims Names Released In Richland County Explosion

84 year old Mavis Onchuck of Wahpeton, ND was killed in the explosion.

WAHPETON, N.D. — Richland County Authorities released the names of the individuals involved in the House explosion over the weekend. 84 year old Mavis Onchuck of Wahpeton, ND was killed in the explosion. Cole Defries, 22, and Danielle Faller, 25, both of Wahpeton were injured. Both were treated and released at a local hospital. The explosion remains under investigation. Richland…

Kitchen Damaged By Fire At Mexican Restaurant In Crookston

The workers in the building at the time of the fire were able to get out safely with just minor burns

Photo: KROXCROOKSTON, Minn. — Firefighters were called to a fire in the kitchen of El Jaripeo Mexican Restaurant around 11 o’clock this morning. Crews were able to contain the fire to the kitchen but the dining area has heavy heat and smoke damage. They also had to pull the ceiling and drop some insulation as they checked for hot spots….

Fatal Fire In Beltrami County, MN

A 76 year old man was killed after fire destroyed his Hines Township, Minnesota home.

Hines Township, MN — A 76 year old man was killed after fire destroyed his Hines Township, Minnesota home. The Beltrami County Sheriff said a call from neighbors at 3:39 a.m. Thursday morning alerted firefighters to the home. Oscar Clark Eckstrom died in his home in the 18200 Block of Lookout Tower Road. Firefighters from Blackduck Fire and the Beltrami…