Man dies days after house fire in Lyndale neighborhood

Officials responded to a house fire in Minneapolis early Saturday morning.

A man who was rescued from a house fire in Minneapolis’ Lyndale neighborhood over the weekend has died, Minneapolis fire officials said. 

The Minneapolis Fire Department said the fire occurred early Saturday morning at a home on the 3400 block of Blaisdell Avenue. Firefighters rescued a man from the second floor of the home, who was then transported to the hospital. 

The fire department was notified Wednesday that the man had succumbed to his injuries. 

A cat also died in the fire.