Columbia Heights house fire leaves man, animals dead

A man, dog and pig died after a house fire in Columbia Heights.  (FOX 9)

A man, a dog and a pig all died following a house fire in Columbia Height early Thursday morning, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. 

The sheriff’s office says they responded to a house fire near the 4600 block of 7th Street Northeast around 12:54 a.m. When they arrived on scene and made entry into the home, they found a man unconscious.

First responders were able to get him out of the house and to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Firefighters also found a pet dog and pig dead inside the house. 

The incident remains under investigation.