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Bemidji firefighters climb on the roof of a home in the 500 block of 28th Street Northwest to battle a blaze early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy of Bemidji Fire Department.

Bemidji firefighters battle blaze early Tuesday morning


Bemidji firefighters extinguished a house fire Tuesday morning that caused an estimated $5,000 in damage.

The Bemidji Fire Department officials responded to a house fire located in the 500 block of 28th Street Northwest after receiving a call at 7:51 a.m.

A news release said firefighters saw smoke coming from an exterior wall on the second story with the house filling with smoke. They were able to quickly contain and extinguish the fire, which was found inside the wall.

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