Tofte, MN Forest Fire, May 1910

High Winds Fanning the Flames and Fire Fighters Cannot Secure Control

Tofte, Minn., is Almost Entirely Destroyed

At numerous points in northern Minnesota fires are blazing up, threatening settlers' homes..... The little town of Tofte, near Grand Marais was nearly destroyed by fire, only eight buildings being left standing.

The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 11 May 1910



Duluth, Minn, May 10 -- Judging from the reports received today the forest fires are sweeping the entire northeastern part of Minnesota. It is reported the town of Tofte is nearly destroyed by fire. Many settlers homes in the fire zone are threatened.

The Daily Review, Decatur, IL 10 May 1910