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Major fire burning restaurant, stores in Grand Marais

Among those affected is the Crooked Spoon.
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A massive fire is ongoing on a commercial block housing several restaurants in Grand Marais.

Early reports and images from the scene show the fire burning The Crooked Spoon Cafe, at 17 W Wisconsin St.

Pictures show the fire has spread to at least one adjoining unit, which is home to Picnic and Pine gift store.

It's also being reported that the unit on the other side of Crooked Spoon, the White Pine gift store, is also burning.

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There is no information at this time about the cause of the blaze.

A worker at a nearby store told the Duluth News Tribune that they were on their lunch break when they saw the restaurant was "consumed" by flames.

Here's video of the fire shared by WTIP North Shore Community Radio.

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