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Lightning struck an assisted living residence in the village of Superior this morning and started the home on fire. No injuries were reported. (Photo courtesy Sarah Haugen)
Lightning punches hole in roof, causes fire at Wis. assisted living residence
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September 20, 2017
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Home destroyed near Bemidji after flames shoot through the roof
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September 11, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

The charred exterior of the Food Garage in Lake Lillian is all that remains Monday morning as firefighters from several communities work to extinguish the blaze. The business was destroyed by fire early Monday morning.
Update: Fire destroys Food Garage in Lake Lillian, nearby buildings saved
September 11, 2017 - 8:13pm
September 10, 2017
Firefighters work on the Sartin Draw Fire in southeastern Montana. (BLM photo)
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September 8, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

Nate Juhl, director of the James House in Willmar, is hopeful enough funds can be raised to repair the lightning- and fire-damaged home in southwest Willmar. The Christian-based addiction rehabilitation facility for men has been closed since Aug. 21, but he learned Sunday that the building itself has been deemed sound and may be repaired.
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400 hogs die in barn fire in far southwest Minnesota
September 6, 2017 - 2:41pm
September 4, 2017
Diamond W Feeds in Medina, N.D., is just completing a $1.2 million project to get back up and running after an October 2016 fire. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Diamond W Feeds in Medina back up and running after fire
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August 23, 2017
BNSF Railway bridge fire had human cause, repairs near completion
August 23, 2017 - 9:40pm
An early morning fire engulfed part of the Grand Forks railroad bridge sometime before 6 a.m. Aug. 18. Forum News Service file photo.
Grand Forks rail bridge fire had human cause; repairs near completion
August 23, 2017 - 7:44pm
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

The future of James House in Willmar, could be in jeopardy, according to director Nate Juhl, if funds are not raised to repair the home that serves as a volunteer-run, Christian-based addiction rehabilitation facility for men.play button
Willmar halfway home left uninhabitable after lightning strike causes fire; donations sought
August 23, 2017 - 7:16am
August 21, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Kevin Dettler, house manager at the James House in Willmar, said it was "very fortunate" that none of the residents in the halfway rehabilitation home were injured when lightning struck house and caused a fire in the roof Monday. At the time, Dettler said he did not know where the residents would go if they were unable to occupy the facility. Fire officials later said the Salvation Army was assisting with locating temporary housing.play button
Lightning strikes Willmar halfway home, fire displaces residents but no injuries
August 21, 2017 - 9:56pm
Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange   
The Willmar Fire Department is at the scene of a house fire at 1423 S.W. Kandiyohi Avenue.  The home was reportedly struck by lightning about noon today.
Willmar home reportedly hit by lightning
August 21, 2017 - 1:06pm
August 18, 2017
Driver of hazardous semi fire near Paynesville identified -- not injured
August 18, 2017 - 10:16am
UPDATE: Homes evacuated near Paynesville after semi hauling hazardous materials catches fire
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Green Mill cook hurt in grease fire
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