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