Fatal Maple Grove fire under investigation

Authorities say a fire in Maple Grove has left at least one person dead.

According to the Maple Grove Fire Department, crews were called to a home on Nathan Lane, just off of 101st Avenue North, at around 1 p.m. Wednesday. The caller reported visible flames in the living room of the home and a person still inside.

The department says at least one person didn’t get out in time, and first responders reported that the fire was too significant for any rescue attempts before flames were knocked down.

No other details were immediately available.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office has been notified and the investigation is underway.