State Fire Marshall

Rural Fire Departments Train to Combat Car and Structure Fires

Two volunteer rural departments and the Duluth Fire Department train in Lakewood.

LAKEWOOD, Minn.- Two rural Fire Departments and the Duluth Fire Department teamed up for training, to work on their response to car and structure fires. The two rural departments, Lakewood and Normanna, are volunteer run, with the training taking place at Lakewood Fire Hall. Crews burned a test car supplied by the State Fire Marshall, to simulate the high flames…

Two Adults and Three Kids Out of a Home After a House Fire in Lakewood Township

One person treated for smoke inhalation. No other injuries reported.

LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Two adults and their three kids are without a home after a fire. The fire occurred about 11 pm last night on the 3200 block of Tischer Road in Lakewood Township. Multiple fire agencies responded to the scene. The family was already out of the house when authorities arrived. One person was treated at the scene…