Explosion and fire at motel on Lake Superior

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DULUTH, Minn. - A fire at a hotel on Lake Superior's North Shore injured two people. 

The Duluth News Tribune cites fire officials says one person has burns, the other had minor injuries. 

The fire happened at the Lake Breeze Motel Resort, along Highway 61. 

Witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion, followed by breaking glass. 

The burning building held an office and a gift shop. 

No word on a cause. Fire investigators say the building is likely a total loss.

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