FLAMES HIT BEMIDJI HOME ON THURSDAY MORNING

Bemidji Firefighters responded to a house fire early Thursday morning in Bemidji Township. The flames broke out at a home in the 1200 block of Little Norway Court SW and were first reported just after midnight. When crews arrived, they discovered the rear of the home was engulfed in flames. Those inside the house were all able to get out safely, but the fire caused extensive damage to the structure and to the contents. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but so far, it appears accidental in nature.