Weather Forecast


Fire destroys home north of Duluth

A home on the 6500 block of Island Lake Dam Road north of Duluth was a total loss after a fire Tuesday afternoon.

Two juvenile males were in the home at the time of the blaze, but evacuated without injury, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported. Responding alongside the sheriff’s office were the Fredenberg, Gnesen, Rice Lake and Canosia fire departments, along with Air National Guard firefighters.

The fire is under investigation by the sheriff’s office and State Fire Marshal’s Office, and the cause of the blaze was not immediately available.