Cause of early Friday fire not yet known

    Crookston firefighters were among several fire departments that assisted at the scene of a fire early Friday morning at the Beltrami Mall/West Central Ag building in the town 18 miles south of Crookston.   

    The structure was heavily damaged, but no injuries were reported.   

     The Polk County Sheriff’s Office reports that the call came in just before 1 a.m. Friday. Along with firefighters from Beltrami, fire departments from Crookston, Fertile, Ada and Borup responded as well, as well as Fertile and Norman County EMS.   

    The PCSO and State Fire Marshal are investigating the cause.   

    Crookston firefighters sent two trucks to the scene at 1:14 a.m. and were on the scene for around three hours.