MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two Excelsior firefighters were hospitalized after working a house fire in Shorewood in Saturday’s extreme heat.

Crews were called to the 6100 block of Cathcart Drive in Shorewood at about 1:17 p.m. A garage was fully engulfed when they got there, and the fire was spreading to the house.

shorewood house fire Firefighters Hospitalized After Battling Shorewood Blaze

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Four people and two dogs got out of the home safely. Officials say the house is a total loss.

Three firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion, two of whom were taken to an area hospital.

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