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Bemidji house fire results in significant damage

A home in Eckles Township suffered significant damage after a fire broke out Monday evening.

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Bemidji firefighters respond to a fire in a home located at 8946 Tranquility Lane NW on Monday evening, May 9, 2022, in Eckles Township.
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BEMIDJI — A home in Eckles Township suffered significant damage after a fire broke out Monday evening.

According to a release from the Bemidji Fire Department, at approximately 5 p.m. on Monday, May 9, firefighters responded to the report of a house fire at 8946 Tranquility Lane NW in Eckles Township.

Upon arrival, firefighters entered the single-story home and encountered heat with no visibility. The fire was quickly located and extinguished, the release said.

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A house located at 8946 Tranquility Lane NW suffered significant damage after a fire broke out Monday evening in Eckles Township.
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Firefighters were on the scene for about three hours, with 22 firefighters and eight pieces of equipment. The home and its contents sustained significant damage, the release said.

No injuries are reported. The fire is under investigation and appears suspicious in nature, the release said.

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

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