Fire destroys garage in Grand Lake Township

Smoke from the garage fire could be seen from Pike Lake. Smoke from the garage fire could be seen from Pike Lake. |  Photo: Gary Torma

Updated: January 22, 2021 10:46 PM
Created: January 22, 2021 07:32 PM

A garage in Grand Lake Township is a total loss after a fire Friday evening.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reports that multiple departments responded to the report of a garage fire on the 6100 block of Old Miller Trunk Highway in Grand Lake Township at approximately 7:10 p.m.

When they arrived, they found the garage engulfed in flames and beginning to spread to the house located about 10-15 feet away.

According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, firefighters successfully extinguished the fire before the house received any structural damage, but the garage was determined to be a total loss.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Departments on scene included: The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, Grand Lake Fire Department, Canosia Fire Department, Hermantown Fire Department, Air National Guard Fire Department, and Solway Fire Department

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