Fire destroys historic Minnesota synagogue; cause under investigation

Fire destroys historic Minnesota synagogue; cause under investigation

An overnight fire Monday destroyed an historic 117-year-old synagogue in Duluth, Minn., officials said.

The fire at Duluth’s oldest-surviving Modern Orthodox Jewish synagogue was reported at 2:23 a.m. Monday, the paper reported.

Officials haven’t said what caused the blaze.

Construction of the synagogue was completed in 1902.

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