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Arrest for Arson Made in Grand Portage House Fire

Oct 04, 2017 12:38PM ● By Editor

Arrest for Arson Made in Grand Portage House Fire

From Cook County Law Enforcement - October 4, 2017 

Grand Portage and Hovland Fire Departments, along with two Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies, responded to a structure fire on Townsite Road in Grand Portage at 4:50 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 3, which destroyed a home. 

The Minnesota State Fire Marshal also attended the scene and is completing the arson investigation.

Lori Jean Dahmen, 46, of Grand Portage was arrested and charged with arson. Dahmen appeared in Cook County Court Wednesday morning. 

Two occupants, including Dahmen, were home at the time of the fire; no injuries were reported.

Contact:  Valerie Marasco, Director of Emergency Management & Public Information, mobile 218-387-5366 or[email protected]


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