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Park Rapids firefighters climb to the roof of a house in Park Rapids to douse a chimney fire Tuesday morning. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

Firefighters extinguish house fire in Park Rapids

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PARK RAPIDS -- Firefighters raced up the roof of a house on Discovery Circle in Park Rapids on Tuesday morning to douse a chimney fire that threatened to engulf the home.


"We had a fire in the fireplace last night but everything was OK," said homeowner Sherri Lockrem.

"Then I noticed a smoky smell this morning near the aquarium."

Firefighters were called before 11 a.m.

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