WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-blue01, ww color blue

Local

Report: Juvenile Arrested In Connection To Northern Minn. Wild Fire

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Tornado Touches Down In Northwestern Minn.
  2. HSSR: Sept. 19, 2014 - Coach Of The Week – Bill Weiss
  3. HSSR: Sept. 19, 2014 - Tyrone Carter's 1-On-1 Coaching
  4. An Alligator On The Loose In Minnesota?
  5. Mike's Mix: The Big Easy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in northern Minnesota arrested a juvenile Wednesday for suspicion of arson in connection to a wild fire that burned more than 70 acres.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said the juvenile is from the area, the Northland’s NewsCenter reports.

Authorities responded to the fire, which burned 76 acres, at around 1: 30 p.m.

Up to five homes were evacuated, but none were lost.

No injuries were reported.

Nearly 100 firefighting personnel responded to battle the flames, the NewsCenter reported.

The wild fire was considered contained at about 5 p.m.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,866 other followers