By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Crews worked to put out a house fire in north Minneapolis on Thursday afternoon.

The Minneapolis Fire Department says when they arrived at a two-story home on the 3300 block of Emerson Avenue North, they found “heavy fire” showing.

Most of the fire was extinguished by 3 p.m.

Two men suffering from burns and smoke inhalation were transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition, the department said.

The home is uninhabitable.

MFD says they called a second alarm for more staff and extra equipment due to the excessive heat.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.