Cokato, MN Hotel Fire, June 1977
HOTEL FIRE KILLS FOUR.
Cokato, Minn., -- Four persons died in a fire at the Cokato Hotel, the Wright County sheriff's office said.
Six persons, a fireman and five residents of the three-story brick hotel, were hospitalized for burns or smoke inhalation.
The fire was discovered at 2:50 a.m. by a deputy sheriff on patrol.
Authorities said a preliminary check indicated that 18 persons lived at the hotel in Cokato, a community of 1,735 persons about 50 miles west of Minneapolis.
Corpus Christi Times Texas 1977-06-08