Three fire departments battle blaze at Velvet Antler
Thirty firefighters and ten trucks from Nevis, Akeley and Park Rapids fought a blaze that gutted the Whitetail Tavern and Velvet Antler restaurant/lounge on Highway 34 Tuesday night.
Nevis Fire Chief Kerry Swenson said the efforts saved the building from total loss. Nevis was called to the scene by a passerby, then called in mutual aid.
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