Tuesday fire damages Highway 34 restaurant
Thirty firefighters and ten trucks from Nevis, Akeley and Park Rapids fought a blaze that gutted much of the Whitetail Tavern and Velvet Antler Restaurant/ lounge on Highway 34 late Tuesday night.
Nevis Fire Chief Kerry Swenson said the efforts saved the building from total loss.
The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen area around 10 p.m. The lounge had closed about an hour before, Swenson said.
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