DEER RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northern Minnesota say a man and a woman are dead after a mobile home fire in rural Deer River.
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch says the fire was reported to his office at 12:30 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Angela Jones Indicted For St. Cloud Murder
Officers and firefighters arrived to find the mobile home engulfed in flames. A woman and two teenage girls were able to escape and were taken to the Deer River hospital with minor injuries.
Burch says the bodies of a man and a woman were found inside the home.READ MORE: U.S. Bank Stadium Hosting Indigenous Bowl For Native American Athletes: 'This Is Only The Start To Something Big'
Autopsies are scheduled with the Ramsey County medical examiner’s office. Names of the victims have not been released.
The State Fire Marshal’s office and the Cass County sheriff’s office are investigating.MORE NEWS: Federal Medical Teams Provide COVID Aid At HCMC
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