Minneapolis Reports City’s First Fatal Fire of the Year
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials say a man is dead after a house fire in northeast Minneapolis.
Crews were called to the fire at a two-story home around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. Firefighters quickly put out a fire on the first floor and then found the victim on the second floor. The man was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he died.
The name of the victim was not released. The fire remains under investigation.
It's the first fire fatality in Minneapolis in 2018.