A fire prompted the evacuation of the Fortune Bay Resort and Casino in northern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon.

According to a witness who was in the casino at the time, firefighters battled smoke and flames on the fourth floor of the resort.

Northland Firewire reports the fire was contained to one room in the hotel. 

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation.

It's unclear at this point when the resort will re-open.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Multiple fire departments were called to a report of a fire at the Fortune Bay Resort and Casino in Tower Wednesday afternoon.

According to a witness who was in the casino at the time, firefighters battled smoke and flames on the fourth floor of the resort.

CBS 3 Duluth has a crew on the way to the resort, and will have more details as they become available.