'Driest I've Ever Seen It': Officials Urge Caution During Unusually Dangerous Fire SeasonThe extreme drought up north has led to the most dangerous fire season in decades.
'Suspicious' Wildfire In Beltrami County Prompts Multi-Agency ResponseMore than 80 firefighters, multiple aircraft and at least five government agencies responded to a wildfire in northern Minnesota Tuesday that authorities are now calling "suspicious."
Flames Engulf Bible School Dining Hall Near Bemidji More than 30 firefighters from multiple fire departments used about 15,000 gallons of water battling flames Wednesday afternoon at a Bible school dining hall in central Minnesota, officials say. Chief David Hoefer of the Bemidji Fire Department said the fire on the Oak Hills Bible College campus caused no injuries and started just before 3:30 p.m. Staff at the school reported smoke coming from the dining hall, located on Oak Hills Road Southwest.
Fire Dept.: Bemidji Business Sustains $410K In Fire DamageMore than 30 firefighters battled flames for hours Thursday at a Bemidji multi-business building that sustained an estimated $410,000 in damage, the Bemidji Fire Department said.