- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 14, 2017

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - A man is dead after a house fire in a residential area of Duluth.

Firefighters were called about a person possibly inside a house engulfed in flames in Duluth’s Lakeside neighborhood early Tuesday.

Assistant Duluth Fire Chief Chris Martinson says firefighters immediately began to battle the blaze and search for anyone inside. A thermal imaging camera revealed an unconscious man in the home.

Martinson says firefighters tried to revive the man, but he died. WDIO-TV (https://bit.ly/2kuEEsS) reports no one else was hurt.

It took firefighters about four hours to bring the fire under control. The house is a total loss, with damage estimated at $150,000.



The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Information from: WDIO-TV, https://www.wdio.com

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