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 all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.


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