1 killed in rural Anoka County house fire

Authorities say a woman died following a house fire early Monday morning in rural Anoka County.

The county sheriff's office said first responders were called just after 8:30 a.m. to a home in Linwood Township on the report of a house fire.

When firefighters arrived, they found a 73-year-old woman inside the home who was not breathing. The woman was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Firefighters were able to successfully extinguish the fire.

The incident remains under investigation.