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Fire destroys pole building

 

August 19, 2022



A pole building burned in Skelton Township, outside Barnum, on Saturday, Aug. 13.

A passerby reported the fire on the 4400 block of County Road 6 at 11:46 p.m.

Responding emergency personnel found nobody injured, but a pole building that was a total loss along with its contents, a Carlton County Sheriff’s Office news release said.

Barnum, Moose Lake and Kettle River fire departments responded to the fire, along with sheriff’s deputies and Essentia Health-Moose Lake paramedics.

Deputies learned the homeowner had been using a wood stove in the pole building earlier in the evening, but...



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