Fire Destroys Ice House On Big Spirit Lake

Fri 1-13-2017

(Spirit Lake)-- Fire destroyed an ice fishing shelter early this (Fri.) morning on Big Spirit Lake. Fire Chief Pat Daly tells KUOO news firefighters were called to the east side of the lake in the area of Red Nose Point, shortly after 4:30 am...Ice House Fire01 

"When we got there it was all engulfed and was pretty well gone. We could see it from the south shore when we came around the south shore of Big Spirit there, so."

Daly says the department's four-wheeler played a major role in putting out the fire...Ice House Fire02 

"We keep an ATV on hand and we had water on that. That went on down over the shore there, we found a spot we could get on the lake and we took the ATV out and dealt with it with the ATV."

No injuries were reported.

There was no immediate word on a possible cause of the fire.

Daly says firefighters were on the scene roughly an hour and-a-half.