Girl arrested in connection of tenting trailer deadly fireplace


Police arrested a Minnesota woman Wednesday after officers responded to a fire at the 4700 block of Allens Bay Drive Southeast in Beltrami County Tuesday night.

CASS LAKE, Minnesota — Police arrested a woman Wednesday on suspicion of starting a trailer home fire that killed one person in Beltrami County on Tuesday night.

According to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement responded to multiple 911 calls about a fire in the 4700 block of Allens Bay Drive Southeast near Cass Lake around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials say when first responders arrived at the scene, they found the building “completely engulfed in flames.” After the Cass Lake Fire Department extinguished the fire, they discovered human remains inside the trailer, police say.

Police are calling the death “suspicious,” and after an initial investigation, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office has learned that a woman “started the fire and fled the scene.”

Officials say they have arrested the woman allegedly involved in Wednesday’s incident at the Brooklyn Center and are currently being held on criminal charges.

The investigation is ongoing and KARE 11 will update this story with more details as more information becomes available.

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