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Firefighters climb to the roof of a house on North Park Avenue Thursday morning to douse an attic fire. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Downtown attic fire quickly extinguished

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Park Rapids firefighters quickly doused an attic fire at a house near downtown Park Rapids Thursday morning.

Crews were called to 611 No. Park Street around 11:30 a.m. to find smoke bellowing from the roof of the wood home.


The occupants weren't home at the time.

"It started in the attic and the damage was confined to the attic," said Fire Chief Donn Hoffman.

Hoffman said he didn't know the cause, but was confidant one would be determined.

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