Man dies in house fire near Duluth, Minn.

- One man has died after a house fire in northeastern Minnesota Saturday afternoon.

Crews were called to a fire at a house in Normanna Township near Duluth shortly before 1 p.m. When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames, according to the St. Louis County sheriff’s office.

Two people in the home were able to escape the fire uninjured. A third man did not make it out alive.

The victim was identified by the St. Louis County sheriff’s office as 52-year-old Jeffrey Sorvik. Remains were found in the debris of the home, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.  


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