Updated: November 09, 2021 08:34 AM
Created: November 08, 2021 09:45 PM
A man is critically injured following a house fire Monday night in Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis Fire Department said crews responded to a fire at a two-and-a-half-story duplex around 9 p.m. at the corner of North Russell and Lowry avenues. There was heavy fire coming from the front of the home.
Firefighters were able to rescue a man who was on the first floor by breaking a window and pulling him out, the department said.
Medics administered first aid before taking the victim to a local hospital to be treated for burns and smoke inhalation. The fire department reports he is in critical condition.
The fire department said the fire was out by 9:35 p.m. and no one else was inside the residence.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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