1 dies in south Minneapolis house fire

- One man has died in a house fire in south Minneapolis, according to the Minneapolis Fire Department.

Around 3:10 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire at a 1.5 story home on the 4100 block of Beard Ave S.

According to Minneapolis Fire Department spokesman Bryan Tyner, the entire first floor and much of the second floor were engulfed in flames when crews first arrived at the home. The fire became a three alarm fire, with 15 fire units responding to the scene.

Fire crews found the victim on the second floor. He has not been identified yet. No one else was found inside the home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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