All apartment residents are accounted for and safe

All residents of the Evans Meadows apartment building have been accounted for and are safe, according to the Elk River Police Department.

A fire broke out in the building at 365 Evans Ave. Thursday morning and has done extensive damage.

Meanwhile, the police department is reporting that the Elk River Ministerial Association has arranged for St. Andrew’s Catholic Church to be the community-wide donation site for the individuals and families affected by the fire.

The church is located at 566 4th St. N.W. in Elk River

According to the police department, general needs for 40 people (15 apartment units) include:



outdoor wear

bottled water

household items

Items for a 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old girl.