No report of injuries in Blackduck fire

The Blackduck Fire Department did not indicate any injuries in a fire they responded to Tuesday.

According to the release, firefighters responded to the 22000 block of the Scenic Highway and found a structure heavily engulfed in flames.

Crews were on the scene for about five hours, with 28 firefighters and six pieces of equipment.

The release said that due to the intensity of the fire, crews used an exterior initial attack to combat the blaze.

The fire, reported around 5 p.m., is currently under investigation.

The Blackduck Fire Department was assisted by the Blackduck Police Department, Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Kelliher Fire Department, State Fire Marshal, Minnesota DNR, Federal Forestry services, Juelson Plumbing & Heating and the Blackduck Ambulance Service.

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