1 dead after house fire in Douglas County, Minnesota

Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead in a house fire early Sunday morning in Miltona, Minnesota.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, dispatch received two 911 calls about a fire at a home on 1st Street. The caller reported heavy smoke and visible flames coming from the home.

When crews arrived, they learned the house may have been occupied at the time of the fire. Firefighters went inside the home where they found one person unresponsive. Resuscitation efforts were made, but the person was declared dead at the scene.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.