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: 1 Killed, 1 Injured In St. Paul Shooting
They found heavy fire coming from the roof, but all residents had made it out safely.READ MORE: Richfield Police Seek Help After Thief Steals Car With Owner's Dog Inside
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: Twin Cities Thai Restaurant Hires Robot Server Amid Staffing Shortage
Two firefighters received minor injuries but were not hospitalized. The fire’s cause is being investigated.
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