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Bemidji, Cass Lake, Sherwood and Hamstead fire departments responded to a call of a fully engulfed structure on Beltrami Line Road Tuesday night.

Family IDs victims in Beltrami/Hubbard County line fire

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Two people who died in a home destroyed by fire Tuesday night in Hubbard County have been identified.

Phyllis Kleeb, 79, and her son, Frank Kleeb, 56, were inside the residence when it caught fire.


Phyllis' sister-in-law, Marcia Kleeb, was notified Wednesday morning of Phyllis and Frank’s deaths. Marcia said she could see the flames from her back door Tuesday night.

"It hasn't sunk in yet," Marcia said. "I haven't gone over to look."

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