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Fire destroys bar in Sturgeon Lake; nobody injured

A Sturgeon Lake bar was destroyed by fire Thursday morning. A passerby called 911 to report a fire at the Dobos Bar and Grill, 34963 Lake Town Road, about 2:50 a.m. Thursday, according to Jim Michalski, assistant fire chief of the Moose Lake Fire...

A Sturgeon Lake bar was destroyed by fire Thursday morning.

A passerby called 911 to report a fire at the Dobos Bar and Grill, 34963 Lake Town Road, about 2:50 a.m. Thursday, according to Jim Michalski, assistant fire chief of the Moose Lake Fire Department.

About 25 firefighters and eight trucks from the Moose Lake, Sturgeon Lake and Willow River fire departments responded to the scene.

The bar was destroyed, Michalski said. There were no injuries.

"We had to bring in an excavator to get at the basement," he said, explaining that the fire was still burning in the basement at 8:30 a.m.

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Firefighters were on the scene for close to eight hours. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the state fire marshal and the Pine County Sheriff's Office.

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