ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

1 dead after Bena house fire

One person is dead after a house fire broke out early Sunday morning in Bena.

Stock image of house fire
Stock image
Pixabay
We are part of The Trust Project.

BENA — One person is dead after a house fire broke out early Sunday morning in Bena.

At approximately 12:23 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a mobile home on fire on U.S. Highway 2 in Unorganized Township, Bena, according to a release from Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch.

Emergency personnel arrived on the scene and found the mobile home engulfed in fire, the release said. The fire was extinguished and a search of the residence was conducted.

One individual was found dead inside the home, and an autopsy is scheduled with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office, the release said.

Assisting at the scene were the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, Federal Dam Fire Department, Cass Lake Fire Department and Deer River Ambulance.

ADVERTISEMENT

The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of the Minnesota State Fire Marshall’s Office.

Related Topics: FIRES
What to read next
The perfect summer day made for a very Grand Parade on Sunday as community members lined the sidewalks of downtown Bemidji as the Bemidji Jaycees’ 78th Annual Water Carnival events continued.
A crowd of hundreds gathered along the Lake Bemidji waterfront in Library Park to watch all sorts of flips and tricks from the Bald Eagle Water Ski Show on Sunday afternoon.
Wagons, bikes, rollerblades, scooters and toy cars decorated in red, white and blue were on display as children made their way down Lake Boulevard for a Kiddie Parade on Saturday morning during the Bemidji Jaycees’ 78th Annual Water Carnival.
The Cadillac is all original and sports a 500 cubic inch, overhead-valve V8 engine and Hydramatic transmission. It has been driven less than 49,000 miles.