A home at 720 7th Avenue in St. James is destroyed by fire last night. According to the St. James Fire Chief, an adult and three children were at home, but escaped the blaze without injury. Fire crews arrived on scene at 4:40 last evening, and didn't leave till around 1:30 this morning. Damages are estimated between 250- and 300- thousand dollars. The cause is under investigation.
Crews from Odin, Ormsby, La Salle and Darfur assisted St. James Fire and Ambulance at the scene.