MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Rush City home sustained damage in an early morning fire Wednesday.
According to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, just after 2:30 a.m. officials received a call of a house fire on the 700 block of West 3rd Street. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office and Rush City Fire Department responded.READ MORE: MPD Officer Brian Cummings’ First Court Appearance Scheduled In Crash That Killed Leneal Frazier
Upon arrival, officials found black smoke and visible flames in the basement area of the home.
Crews were able to quickly knock out the fire, but not before the fire damaged most of the basement.READ MORE: 'Purple Reigns In Minnesota': Minnesota Congress Making First Steps To Honor Prince
Three people and the family dog were home at the time of the fire. All got out safely.
The house did have working smoke detectors, which alerted the family and helped them get out safely.MORE NEWS: Minn.-Based Dairy Queen Takes Mass. Company To Court Over Use Of ‘Blizzard’ Name
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.