A University of St. Thomas sophomore was killed Saturday in an unexpected house fire.
Michael Adam Larson, 20, of Woodbury died in a 3 a.m. fire on the 1700 block of Selby Ave., where he lived with three house mates.
The Star Tribune reported that the three others in the house were his girlfriend and two house mates. They suffered smoke inhalation and minor injuries and were taken to Regions Hospital, said St. Paul Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard.
The third fire fatality to hit St. Paul sustained fire, heat and smoke damage estimated at $120,000 to the building and $40,000 to the contents.
A prayer service was held Saturday night on campus reported The Pioneer Press.