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Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire south of Akeley and were battling to keep it away from this propane tank. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Akeley, Nevis battle house fire south of Akeley

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Akeley, Nevis battle house fire south of Akeley
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

Akeley and Nevis firefighters are on the scene of a house fire south of Akeley Monday.

The call came in around 12:30 p.m. The East Hubbard County Fire Department immediately put in a call for mutual aid from Nevis. Walker firefighters also responded.

The house, east of Highway 64, appeared to be a total loss. Akeley firefighters were seeking alternate sources of water when the city water supply appeared to be dwindling Monday afternoon, but firefighters on the scene said their tanker had an ample supply.

Firefighters were still in the process of locating the homeowners.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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