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NOAA Special Weather Statement: Critical fire conditions

Fire destroys Hubbard County home Friday night; no injuries reported

The fire Friday night at the home of Bruce Weaver was the second house fire in Hubbard County in a two-week period that resulted in a total loss. An Akeley family lost their home Jan. 28. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Twenty firefighters battled a fierce blaze for hours in Hubbard County late Friday night, trying to contain a house fire.

"When it gets that hot you can't put enough water on them," Park Rapids Fire Chief Donn Hoffman said.

The home on Image Drive is a total loss. It's owned by Bruce Weaver. He was not home at the time. The home is on Hay Creek, which runs through the neighborhood, between Park Rapids and Two Inlets.

Hoffman said the fire started in an attached garage and spread quickly to the adjoining house.

Firefighters returned to the scene Saturday when cinders reignited. They spread foam on the structure that time, Hoffman said.

For more on the fire, read Wednesday's Enterprise.