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Bemidji Township home considered a total loss after fire

The Bemidji Fire Department responded at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 after a report of a fully involved structure fire at the 1200 block of Miles Avenue Southeast in Bemidji Township.

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The Bemidji Fire Department responded at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 after a report of a fully involved structure fire at the 1200 block of Miles Avenue Southeast in Bemidji Township. Contributed / Bemidji Fire Department

BEMIDJI -- A house on Miles Avenue Southeast has been deemed a total loss after a fire on Wednesday evening.

According to a release from the Bemidji Fire Department, they responded at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 after a report of a fully involved structure fire at the 1200 block of Miles Avenue Southeast in Bemidji Township.

“Firefighters found a fully involved structure with heavy fire throughout the building,” the release said. “Fire crews went into a defensive or exterior initial attack due to the heavy involvement of fire inside the structure.”

Firefighters were at the scene for two and a half hours with 32 firefighters and 11 pieces of equipment. The structure and contents were a total loss, the release said, and the fire is under investigation.

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The Bemidji Fire Department was assisted by the Bemidji Police Department, Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Cass Lake Fire Department, State Fire Marshal, Bemidji Ambulance Service, Minnesota Energy and Beltrami Electric.

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The Bemidji Fire Department responded at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 after a report of a fully involved structure fire at the 1200 block of Miles Avenue Southeast in Bemidji Township. Contributed / Bemidji Fire Department

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