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: Minnesota Weather: Widespread Wind Chill Advisories Through Wednesday
Around 1 p.m., the fire was out and fire investigators are now looking into the cause of the fire.READ MORE: Wild Match Franchise Goals Record In 8-2 Win Vs Canadiens
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.MORE NEWS: How Should People Act After Isolating From COVID? And How Long Does Natural Immunity Last?
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, 2019