MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man was hospitalized following a fire late Wednesday night in south Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis Fire Department says crews responded shortly before midnight to a fire at a home on the 3400 block of Columbus Avenue, in the city’s Powderhorn neighborhood.READ MORE: 'I Live In A Cemetery': Teen Writer Shares Perspective On Life In North Minneapolis
While battling the flames, crews searched the home and found a man inside. They carried him out the front door and performed CPR in him outside. An ambulance brought the man to a local hospital for treatment.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: MDH Says State Has Seen 14 'Vaccine Breakthrough Cases'
This is the second house fire in Minneapolis this week. A house fire Tuesday night on the city’s north side left one man dead and another injured. So far this year, the city has counted three fire fatalities.MORE NEWS: Clarifying COVID: What Do We Need To Know About The J&J Vaccine?
The cause of this most recent fire is under investigation.
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