At around 12:18 a.m. on April 24 the Nevis Fire and Rescue, with assistance from Park Rapids Fire Department, responded to a house fire west of the city of Nevis.

On arrival crews found a fire in the basement and in the roof. The fire was quickly extinguished and damage kept to a small area of the house. No injuries were reported.

“We were also assisted by North Memorial Ambulance and the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office,” Nevis Fire Chief Chris Norton said.

The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

Several agencies responded to this house fire on April 24 west of Nevis.
Several agencies responded to this house fire on April 24 west of Nevis. Submitted photo.