On Friday May 20th at 7:27 PM CAFD Units were dispatched to a structure fire. Upon arrival they found a large garage fully involved with fire extending to the home.
Carlton Fire and Ambulance were on scene to assist. Units cleared the scene at 9:50 PM.
The garage was a total loss with minor damage to the home. Two vehicles, two boats and an ATV were also lost.
Two injuries resulted from this incident. A resident sustained severe burns and was transported to a Duluth hospital, and one firefighter was treated and released from Cloquet Memorial Hospital for a back injury.
The cause remains under investigation.