Nearly $80,000 in Damage to Bemidji Auto Shop

Fire damage is estimated at $78,000 following a fire at an automotive repair shop in Bemidji, Minnesota. The fire department responded shortly after noon on Monday to the 1300 block of Miles Avenue SE.

Dark smoke was coming from the building when Bemidji firefighters arrived. They were able to quickly contain and extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire appears to be accidental in nature and is currently under investigation by the fire department. No injuries were reported.