2 Dead in Northern Minn. House Fire

Updated: 12/11/2013 7:30 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson



Two people are dead after a fire near Bemidji Tuesday night.

The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential fire on the 26000 block of Beltrami Line Road in Helga Township around 7:30 p.m.

Crews say the structure was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. After the fire was extinguished, they found the bodies of two people inside. They are believed to be a 79-year-old woman and a 56-year-old man.

The victims’ names have not yet been released.

The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office and State Fire Marshall are investigating.