MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Pine County Sheriff Office says a snowmobile bridge over the Snake River known to many as “The Million Dollar Bridge” was found burned on Saturday.
According to law enforcement, it appears someone “intentionally had a fire on the bridge, which burned a hole into it.”READ MORE: 'What Are The Odds?': Mountain Biker's Life Saved By Off-Duty Doctor On Minnesota Trail
The Department of Natural Resources had deemed the bridge unsafe to cross in the past, resulting in its closure.
Then around 8 a.m. on Saturday morning, the DNR’s Division of Forestry responded to a report of a structure fire along St. Croix Road, east of Pine City.READ MORE: Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute Fentanyl
On scene they found that the bridge had been damaged.
The Pine County Sheriff’s Office and Pine City Fire Department are also on the investigation.MORE NEWS: Kerfoot Canopy Tour Offers A Unique View Of Minnesota's Fall Colors
Anyone that has information related to the fire is asked to call law enforcement.