1 dead after house fire in Waseca

A woman died Wednesday night after a fire in the city of Waseca.

According to the Waseca Fire Department, crews were called to the 500 block of Ninth Avenue Northwest at 6:23 p.m. on a report of a fire and a person possibly still inside the home.

Firefighters found heavy smoke and, after initially being unable to enter the home, got inside and brought her outside. First responders then started providing medical aid to the woman, but she died at the scene.

The fire and woman’s death remain under investigation.

Officials haven’t released the woman’s age or name as of this time.