11/30/2017 9:42:00 AM Local authorities investigating fatal fire in Chisago City
One person reportedly died in a fire in Berglund Mobile Home Park, west of Lofton Avenue and just north of Hwy 8. Firefighters were called to the scene about 2 a.m. Thursday morning. Lakes Area Police Chief Bill Schlumbohm reports the patrol had gotten the call and discovered the burning trailer home was endangering another home nearby. The trailer where the fire started, is burnt to the ground and little of the second mobile home remains. Firefighters from Chisago, Wyoming, Lindstrom and Center City were successful in keeping the fire from spreading throughout the small trailer park. The victim was found inside the first structure, and the medical examiner is working on positively identifying the remains. Preliminarly no foul play is suspected, added the chief. Anyone in the area around the time of the fire Thursday Nov 30 and who may have seen or heard anything related to this incident is encouraged to talk with Lakes Area investigator Mike Merchelwitz, conact him through dispatch, at 257-4100.