Two die in Minneapolis house fire

Two people died early Sunday morning in a house fire in South Minneapolis.

According to the Star Tribune, two people, one was the homeowner, were killed Sunday in a house fire. Firefighters tried to get as many people out as possible, after the first fire truck called to the scene got stuck in the snow. Fox 9 News said the fire truck got stuck only a half block away from the houes fire.

The Star Tribune said the victims were Mary France Rowe, 78, and a family member who authorities do not know the name of yet. Fox 9 News reported that fire crews had been dispatched to thouse around 1:31 a.m. on Sunday morning. The crews arrived to heavy smoke and fire billowing from the house.

The Star Tribune reported that the second engine came around 1:36 a.m. after the first first truck got stuck in the snow. When the engine arrived they found three adults on the porch roof. Fox 9 News said all three of the adults were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, whose conditon is unknown at this time.

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