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"He made a difference. There's no doubt about it," Duluth Fire Chief Shawn Krizaj said of the quick and selfless response, noting that volunteer firefighter quite possibly saved lives.
The historic school house served as town hall for decades.
No one was injured in the fire but a home and garage received severe damage on Mohawk Street.
No one was injured in the fire.
Two other people were injured at Northernaire Houseboats on Wednesday night.
The fire occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 13.

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It wasn't the biggest fire in recent history in northern Minnesota. The Pagami Creek Fire in 2011 was nearly four times bigger and scorched a huge swath of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
One year after the Lake County wildfire, the scorched Superior National Forest, cabin owners and McDougal Lake Campground all show resilience.
In total, 389 emergency calls were placed to county dispatchers since Aug. 5. By comparison, 273 emergency calls were placed last weekend during the Becker County Fair. Since Aug. 4 at WE Fest: 9 people were arrested; 24 individuals cited for minor consumption; and six transports to the hospital were required.

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