Fire Damages Rural Duluth Home

Updated: 08/12/2014 10:01 AM
Created: 08/12/2014 10:00 AM

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says fire caused extensive damage to a home in Gnesen Township early Tuesday morning.

A neighbor reported the fire on Lismore Road just after 1:30 a.m.  No residents were home at the time, but the sheriff's office says they have been notified.

Damage is estimated at $75,000.  A detached garage and shed on the property were not damaged.

The Gnesen, Rice Lake, and Normanna Township volunteer fire departments responded to the scene.  The origin of the fire is under investigation by the sheriff's office and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office.

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