MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A home in southern Minnesota has been deemed uninhabitable after a late night fire.
The Red Wing Fire Department said firefighters responded to a three-story residence on Lakeview Drive in Wacouta just after 11:30 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Brother Remembers Deona Knajdek, Woman Struck And Killed In Uptown, As 'Wonderful Person'
They found heavy fire coming from the roof, but all residents had made it out safely.READ MORE: Motorcyclists Airlifted After Colliding With Deer In Hubbard County
According to the fire department, it took until 2 a.m. to get the fire under control and it was not fully extinguished until 9 a.m. The department cited the extreme cold and lack of fire hydrants in the area as “significant difficulties” in fighting the fire.MORE NEWS: Driver Plows Into Protesters In Uptown; Woman Killed Identified As Deona Knajdek
Two firefighters received minor injuries but were not hospitalized. The fire’s cause is being investigated.