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Oil Facility Fire Closes Roads In Northern Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A fire at a northern Minnesota oil facility halted traffic Monday night.

According to the Koochiching County Fire Department, the fire broke out at Rainy Lake Oil at the intersection of County Road 24 and Highway 332. Traffic was blocked off in all directions as the fire blazed.

The Koochiching County Sheriff's Office said no one was hurt and there was no need for evacuation.

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