MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man was killed in a mobile home fire in northern Minnesota Thursday morning.

According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, the fire occurred just before 6 a.m. on the 17000 block of Buzzle Road Northwest in Buzzle Township, about 20 miles northwest of Bemidji.

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Deputies found a mobile home fully engulfed in flames at the scene. Neighbors were attempting to put out the fire with garden hoses. They told deputies the homeowner was still inside.

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Firefighters arrived on scene and, after taming the fire, entered the home. Inside, firefighters found 56-year-old Erich Schissel, the homeowner, dead.

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Authorities said the fire started in the living room area of the home, but the cause of the fire is still under investigation.