PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A Friday, Feb. 23, fire destroyed the hotel at a resort near here.
Firefighters responded about 5:20 a.m. Friday to Vacationaire Resort, 26333 Icon Drive, between Park Rapids and Itasca State Park. The hotel was fully engulfed in flames by the time they arrived.
WDAY-TV reported one man suffered minor burns to his back and feet. The man, who wasn't immediately identified, was taken by ambulance to CHI St. Joseph's Health in Park Rapids for injuries that weren't considered life-threatening.
The resort's restaurant, Clancy's on Island Lake, wasn't damaged, but the hotel was a total loss. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The Park Rapids Enterprise reported Friday that the resort's owners, Tim and Nikki Clancy, plan to rebuild.