Pequot Lakes: Fire tower added to National Register, future up in air
"...The tower has faced difficulties because of vandals. Maintenance and constant repairs due to broken windows, graffiti and damage to instruments at the tower forced the 100-foot structure to be completely closed to the public this year. The aging structure requires high maintenance costs without adding the burden of vandalism. Since that point, the structure's future has been in limbo. It's not out of danger yet. ..." Read entire article here.
Read this followup article about the Pequot Lakes Fire Tower published in Echo Journal August 25th, 2017.