Apartment building in Minot destroyed by fire

A building that was a well recognized fixture in the city of Minot has been destroyed by fire.

The Minot Fire Department received a call of a building fire at midnight Tuesday. When they arrived on scene they found three floors of the Halls Apartments showing visible flames.

The apartment building, which was constructed in 1916 and is located at Third Avenue and Second Street Southeast, contained 28 individual apartment units. It is situated directly west of the Ward County Courthouse.

According to Investors, Management and Marketing, the company that oversees operation of the building, 26 of the apartments were occupied at the time of the fire. A complete accounting of the people who were occupying the building was completed Wednesday with very favorable results.

Read the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Minot Daily News.