Fire Monday Damages TRF Business 08 Jan 18

No injuries are reported in a fire this morning that damaged a rural Pennington County Business.

Fire Fighters responded to a call for assistance just before 11am after a passer-by noticed the fire at Express Meats – formerly Joppru’s – on 180th Street Northeast, just north of Thief River Falls in North Township ..

Crews put out a fire in a bathroom. No one was inside the structure at the time of the fire with damage estimated at $20,000.

The State Fire Marshall has been called in to determine the source of the fire.

Again, no injuries reported ..