MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office says it’s believed that a 69-year-old woman perished in a fire Monday evening.

The residential fire was reported at 8:20 p.m. at N12946 870th Street in the Township of Sand Creek. When deputies arrived, it was determined a 69-year-old woman lived in the residence alone and was most likely at home during the fire.

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A body was located in the interior of the home, and is believed to be the resident.

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An autopsy will be performed to positively identify the body.

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An investigation of the fire is ongoing.