BENA -- Cass County authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed Bena Grocery today.
A 48-year-old man was pulled from the burning building and taken into custody, Sheriff Randy Fisher reported. The suspect was transported to the Cass Lake Hospital for medical attention. He is being held in the Cass County Jail pending formal charges.
Cass deputies responded to an intrusion alarm at the grocery store about 4 a.m. today. Bena Grocery, a single-floor shop located in an older building, was the only grocery store in Bena.
The State Fire Marshall's Office has been asked to investigate the fire.
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