Duluth Fire Department
Authorities are investigating after a historic Duluth landmark was damaged by a fire. Crews were called to the Oliver G. Traphagen House early Monday to find two stories of the mansion on fire.
Authorities in Duluth are searching for a plane that may have crashed into Lake Superior. Duluth Fire Department officials say that they have a boat out searching a possible debris field, but visibility is poor due to the fog.
Emergency personnel responded to two separate water emergency calls on Lake Superior Monday at Tot Lot Beach on Duluth’s Park Point. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the water emergencies involved four swimmers in distress, and one would-be rescuer in distress. One incident was reported around 11:30 a.m., and the second around 4 p.m.
A 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning in Lake Superior on Monday afternoon.