MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One firefighter was injured Monday morning as crews battled a house fire in Northeast Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis Fire Department says firefighters responded around 4 a.m. to a fire in a two-and-a-half-story home on the 1100 block of Adams Street Northeast, in the Logan Park neighborhood.READ MORE: 'I Live In A Cemetery': Teen Writer Shares Perspective On Life In North Minneapolis
Crews found one person in the home’s backyard. Paramedics treated the person for smoke inhalation. Firefighters then searched the home and found no one else inside.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: MDH Says State Has Seen 14 'Vaccine Breakthrough Cases'
Around 4:30 a.m., more crews were called to help battle the flames, which spread to the attic at the front of the house. About an hour later, the bulk of the fire was knocked down, but firefighters were still spraying down hot spots.
One firefighter was hurt and hospitalized. Fire officials did not specify the type of injury.MORE NEWS: Clarifying COVID: What Do We Need To Know About The J&J Vaccine?
Red Cross is assisting three people who lived in the home. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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