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Vacationaire Resort catches fire

Neighbor Mike Marboe captured this photo during Friday morning's blaze at Vacationaire Resort. (Submitted photo)

Firefighters responded to an early morning fire Friday at Vacationaire Resort, north of Park Rapids. The hotel was destroyed. The restaurant and bar were undamaged and remain open for business with normal hours. Crews arrived at 5:20 a.m. Feb. 23 to the hotel full engulfed in flames.

One man received severe burns to his back, shoulder, arms, face and feet and was taken to CHI St. Joseph Health with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Owners Tim and Nikki Clancy say they plan to rebuild.