MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Four firefighters have been taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a house fire east of downtown St. Paul.
According to the St. Paul Fire Department, the fire occurred at a house on the 700 block of Plum Street late Wednesday morning.READ MORE: 'It's Amazing': New Minnesota Grant Helps Foster Care Youth Pay For College
Around 1 p.m., the fire was out and fire investigators are now looking into the cause of the fire.
Four firefighters were taken to the hospital for heat-related injuries. Officials say it was due to prolonged exposure to heat on the second floor as they tried to access the fire in the attic.READ MORE: Wisconsin Man Dies After Car Splits During Crash In Fridley
There were no civilian injuries.
@StPaulFireDept Firefighters have the fire out on the 700 Block of Plum St. The structure is clear and fire investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire. No civilian injuries, 4 firefighters were transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/Ms08sKZR2z
— Saint Paul Fire Dept (@StPaulFireDept) July 31, 2019MORE NEWS: Homicide Investigation Underway After Woman Found Dead Inside St. Paul Home