MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – One person is dead after a fire in northeast Minneapolis Saturday evening.

According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, the blaze occurred at a structure on the 1100 block of 23rd Avenue Northeast.

After extinguishing the fire on the first floor, crews moved to the second floor, where they found the sole victim. That person was transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center, where they later died.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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