Hermantown garage fire - Total loss

By KBJR News 1

Hermantown garage fire - Total loss

December 6, 2013 Updated Dec 6, 2013 at 2:47 PM CDT

Hermantown, MN (NNCNOW.COM)

The Hermantown fire department was called to a detached garage fire early this afternoon at 5227 Lavaque Junction road in Hermantown.

Upon arrival the structure was already fully engulfed in flames.

Authorities said nothing could be done to save the property.

Jim Lindquist, owner of the garage was heating up his snowblower using a light.

He became cold and went inside his home for approximately twenty minutes. He told authorities he may have been sleeping when the fire began.

The Lindquists lost everything inside the garage including an antique 1951 tractor.