UPDATE: On Friday, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office identified 80-year-old Margaret Margaret Loretta West as the victim in Thursday’s fire.
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person is dead after a house fire in Maple Grove Thursday night.READ MORE: Student Arrested After Traffic Stop In Fridley H.S. Parking Lot Turns Up Large Knives, Fake Grenade
The Maple Grove Fire Department says they were called to the 6700 block of Zinnia Lane North at about 7 p.m. on a report of a house fire.READ MORE: Lynx All-Star Napheesa Collier And Partner Welcome Baby Girl, Mila
Firefighters found the victim inside the residence after the fire was put out. Investigators say they had mobility issues and used a wheelchair.MORE NEWS: Man Sustains Life-Threatening Wounds In Northeast Minneapolis Stabbing
The Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s office is leading the investigation.