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Fire engulfs Long Lake Lodge

Late Sunday, January 26, fire destroyed Long Lake Lodge, located south of Brandon.

Long Lake Lodge, south of Brandon, in Douglas County was fully engulfed by fire late Sunday night.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO), at 10:50 p.m., a large fire was reported at the lodge, which is used for wedding receptions, community events and hunting activities. Firefighters from Brandon, Garfield, Evansville and Kensington arrived on scene to the lodge fully engulfed in fire.

As of 4 a.m., fire crews were still at the scene, but as of 7 a.m., fire crews had cleared.

The fire is under investigation.

Amy Chaffins

Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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