Barnum House Fire Reported a Total Loss

BARNUM, Minn. – Crews responded to the report of thick black smoke in the 4100 block of County Road 138 in Barnum around 7:11 a.m. Monday, June 26, according to the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies and fire fighters responded to the residence to find it completely engulfed.

Authorities contacted the homeowner and confirmed no one was inside at the time, although one cat is unaccounted for. The report indicates the house is a total loss.

At this time authorities do not believe the fire to be suspicious in nature and continue to investigate the cause.

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