Fire destroys Two Harbors home

No injuries were reported from the Sunday morning fire.

Firefighters spraying water at smoldering house
Crews battle a fire on the 700 block of Second Avenue in Two Harbors on Sunday.
Contributed / Jan Swart
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TWO HARBORS — A fire Sunday morning destroyed a single-family home on the 700 block of Second Avenue.

According to Two Harbors Fire Chief Mark Schlangen, the home was engulfed when firefighters arrived at the scene at approximately 5:20 a.m. There were no injuries reported and all residents were able to evacuate from the home. No valuation of the damages was available Sunday morning, but Schlangen said the home was "a total loss."

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This story originally the incorrect location for the fire. It was updated at 2:08 p.m. (June 5) with the proper location. The News Tribune regrets the error.

Teri Cadeau is a general assignment and neighborhood reporter for the Duluth News Tribune. Originally from the Iron Range, Cadeau has worked for several community newspapers in the Duluth area for eight years including: The Duluth Budgeteer News, Western Weekly, Weekly Observer, Lake County News-Chronicle and occasionally, the Cloquet Pine Journal. When not working, she's an avid reader and crafter.
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