MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says an 82-year-old man from Freeport has died in a house fire.
According to deputies, crews responded to the fire at about 9 a.m. Friday. Someone called it in, reporting smoke coming from the house.READ MORE: Marcus Foligno's Goal Sends Wild To 4-3 OT Win Against Blackhawks
Crews said that the home became fully engulfed in flames.READ MORE: In Playoffs, Packers Fall To 49ers At Lambeau Field
Once the fire was out, crews found 82-year-old Harvey Mayers dead inside the residence.MORE NEWS: More Than 400 Crashes & Spinouts On Minnesota Roads Amid Saturday's Snow
The Minnesota fire marshal is investigating the fire. No one else was injured in the blaze.