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.READ MORE: 'This Is Historic': Lawmakers Reach Tax Cut Deal Ahead Of Session Deadline
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Four people and two dogs got out of the home safely. Officials say the house is a total loss.MORE NEWS: Dozens Of Homes Flooded After Water Main Breaks In St. Louis Park
Three firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion, two of whom were taken to an area hospital.