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December 25, 2016
Using video surveillance, state and county investigators concluded that a faulty waste oil burner which was used to heat the OK Tire shop in Perham was the cause of a fire which destroyed the building last Tuesday night. Debbie Irmen/Forum News Service
Overnight blaze engulfs Perham tire store
December 25, 2016 - 12:08am
November 15, 2016
Arson suspect flees in squad car in Alexandria
November 15, 2016 - 8:15am
Firefighters extinguish attic fire in downtown Wadena
July 15, 2016 - 12:08am
May 30, 2016
A car burned after a gas pump explosion at the Cenex in Detroit Lakes Monday night.
Gas pump explodes at Detroit Lakes Cenex
May 30, 2016 - 12:08am
May 3, 2016
Every county in Minnesota is under some type of burning restrictions today, Tuesday.
No burning today as DNR issues Red Flag Warning
May 3, 2016 - 3:43pm
January 30, 2016
Wadena and Deer Creek firemen fought a blaze Monday afternoon at a rural residence three miles southwest of Wadena in Compton Township. A one-story rambler and a metal garage were engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The fire was reported by a passing motorist.
Fire destroys residence in Compton Township
January 30, 2016 - 12:10am
December 12, 2015
Reward being offered for suspected arson at Alber's Realty
December 12, 2015 - 12:08am
April 19, 2015
Wadena fireman Shawn Swenson pulled insulation aside to get at a smoldering fire in a building owned by Timber Roots last Thursday afternoon. The minor fire was confined to one building. It began when sparks from a grinder found a small crack in the ceiling and ignited the building's insulation.
Timber Roots fire: one building damaged
April 19, 2015 - 12:10am
April 18, 2015
A fire grew quickly east of Aldrich Saturday evening. Four fire departments were battling the blaze. (Photo by AshLee Ervin-Tupper)
Fast moving fire contained southeast of Aldrich
April 18, 2015 - 12:10am
March 23, 2015
Barn lost to fire Saturday
March 23, 2015 - 12:08am
October 11, 2014
New York Mills, Perham and Bluffton fire de-partments responded to an early morning fire at a trailer home in New York Mills on Monday. The home is a complete loss.
Blaze destroys unoccupied NYM home
October 11, 2014 - 12:00am
August 17, 2014
Fire destroys unoccupied vehicle
August 17, 2014 - 12:00am
July 4, 2014
Rural Todd County home burns to the ground
July 4, 2014 - 12:00am
May 23, 2014
Derek Knowles’ home barely missed the inferno that roared through his property one year ago. The tree cleanup has begun. (Sarah Smith/Park Rapids Enterprise)
After year of rebuilding, scars of wildfire remain
May 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 15, 2014
Wadena County fire burns several acres in state forest, causes minimal damage
April 15, 2014 - 6:26pm