No injuries in shop fire

Firefighters responded to a scene just over the Hubbard County line Saturday night.

According to Bemidji Fire Chief David Hoefer, no injuries were reported at a shop fire that appeared to have started accidentally.

Hoefer estimates the blaze caused about $325,000 in damage.

All four Bemidji Fire Stations and the Minnesota DNR were on the scene, assisted by the Bemidji Ambulance Service, and Hubbard and Beltrami County Sheriff’s Offices.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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