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Fire marshal determines cause of Elmer's fire
September 12, 2017 - 10:19am
September 9, 2017
The new Ok Tire building is currently under construction and will be open in December. (Kim Brasel/Perham Focus)
OK Tire will open new facility in December
September 9, 2017 - 9:03am
September 1, 2017
Elmer's Texas Barbecue restaurant on Highway 78 outside the city of Ottertail was destroyed in a fire early Friday morning. (photo Kim Brasel)
Elmer’s Texas Barbecue destroyed in fire
September 1, 2017 - 5:31pm
June 19, 2017
Firefighters continue to tackle fire in the tower block that was destroyed in a fire disaster, in north Kensington, West London, Britain June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Police: Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79
June 19, 2017 - 7:09am
March 22, 2017
The former church in Nome, N.D., purchased by white supremacist Craig Cobb was on fire Wednesday, March 22. Special to The Forumplay button
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
March 22, 2017 - 11:09pm
March 1, 2017
Deerwood firefighters battle a fire early Wednesday morning at Salem West church in Deerwood, Minn. Special to Forum News Service
UPDATE: Fire at northern Minnesota church donation site for poor ruled arson
March 1, 2017 - 9:55pm
Two people, cat rescued from Fergus Falls apartment fire
March 1, 2017 - 1:53pm
December 16, 2016
Using video surveillance, state and county investigators concluded that a faulty waste oil burner which was used to heat the OK Tire shop in Perham was the cause of a fire which destroyed the building last Tuesday night. Debbie Irmen/ FOCUS
Investigator: Oil burner likely cause of OK Tire fire
December 16, 2016 - 2:31pm
December 14, 2016
What started as a small fire quickly spread, engulfing the OK tire building located on MN 78 in Perham. Submitted photo
Fire engulfs OK Tire in Perham
December 14, 2016 - 6:09pm
November 9, 2016
Emergency responders are seen at Tuffy's Pet Foods on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Perham. Jason Miller/FOCUS
Firefighters called to Tuffy's
November 9, 2016 - 10:53am
September 21, 2016
Fire consumes Kennedy grain elevator in northwestern Minnesota
September 21, 2016 - 8:22am
September 16, 2016
Man dies from burns in apparent accident
September 16, 2016 - 5:24pm
January 26, 2016
Wadena and Deer Creek firemen fought a blaze Monday afternoon at a rural residence three miles southwest of Wadena in Compton Township. A one-story rambler and a metal garage were engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The fire was reported by a passing motorist.
House and garage destroyed in Compton Township fire
January 26, 2016 - 3:32pm
August 5, 2015
Sandra Koel
Woman in town for We Fest admits to starting local pub on fire
August 5, 2015 - 3:35pm
July 30, 2015
Paul Schmitt/FOCUS
On July 27, 44 firefighters from three departments as well as law enforcement and EMS personnel responded to an accident and fire at Tuffy’s Pet Foods in Perham. No one was injured.
Fire at Tuffy’s caused by truck mishap
July 30, 2015 - 12:02pm