Fatal Fire Victim ID-ed

By KBJR News 1

Fatal Fire Victim ID-ed

January 30, 2012 Updated Jan 30, 2012 at 4:51 PM CDT

Lavell Township, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The identity of a man who was killed in a hunting shack fire has been released.

Jod Beliaj, 34, of Zimmerman was killed in the fire. Jamie Lynn Nelson, 35, of Buhl survived. Both were inside the shack.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of the fire just after 2 p.m. Saturday in the 2900 Block of Hwy 25 in Lavell Township.

Both Beliaj and Nelson were inside the shack. Nelson was able to escape unharmed, but Beliaj did not make it.

Investigators are looking into what caused the fire, but do not believe it is suspicious.

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