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BEMIDJI — Local authorities are investigating a Sunday afternoon house fire that they say appears to have been ignited in order to cover up the evidence of an earlier burglary.


Beltrami County Sheriff’s deputies, Leech Lake Tribal Police and the Cass Lake fire department received a report of a house fire at 1:46 p.m. Sunday, according to a press release issued Tuesday afternoon by the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.

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