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An fire Friday morning destroyed a house and garage in Lake Hattie Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the call at 5:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of 410 Street. (Bemidji Fire Department)

Fire destroys house, garage

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An fire Friday morning destroyed a house and garage in Lake Hattie Township.

The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the call at 5:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of 410 Street. When firefighters arrived, the house and detached garage were engulfed in flames, according to a release from the fire department. A total of 20 firefighters using two fire engines and water trucks contained the flames, and remained on scene for seven hours, officials said. The fire caused an estimated $260,000 damage to the structure and contents.

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Also assisting on the scene were the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, Bemidji Ambulance Service and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office. 

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