Fire Causes $300,000 in Damage to Waite Park Business
WAITE PARK - Fire crews were called to a fire at a business in Waite Park early this (Tuesday) morning. Waite Park Fire Chief Jim Aleshire says the fire call came in just after 4:30 a.m. at 337 34th avenue South at Emerald Companies Incorporated.
Aleshire says there is at least $300,000 in damage to the warehouse and equipment inside. He says they were able to save about half the building.
The State Fire Marshal is still investigating the cause of the fire.
One of the firemen suffered a slight injury.
Waite Park fire department was assisted by the St. Joseph fire department, and the St. Cloud fire department's Hazmat team.