Itasca County Sheriff’s Office

440 1st Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone (218) 326-3477

Fax (218) 326-4663

Press Release

Contact: Sheriff Vic Williams

Phone: 218-327-7470


December 08, 2011


On December 7, 2011, at approximately 7:25 am, the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office, Cohasset Fire Department and Grand Rapids Fire Department were called to a structure fire at the address of 750 NW 3rd Street, Cohasset, MN. When law enforcement and fire personnel arrived on scene, the building already had heavy smoke and flames coming from the structure.

While attempting to contain the blaze, fire department personnel found two deceased victims inside the residence. Itasca County Sheriff Vic Williams informed the victims were identified as Linda Marie Lumley, age 56, and Harold Raymond Lumley, age 49. The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office along with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire.

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