An emergency page went out to the Lutsen and Tofte fire departments and the North Shore Ambulance at 5:11 p.m. on Sunday, March 28. A caller had reported seeing smoke coming from the Isak Hansen Hardware store.

The first Lutsen firefighter on the scene reported smoke coming out of a light fixture on the upper part of the two-story building, but no fire. There were remnants of a burned lightbulb on the ground.

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