Hassan house fire claims 19-year-old man

A Hassan Township house fire Saturday has claimed one man and injured one woman.

At 6:38 p.m., a neighbor called 911 to report a fire.  The fire took place in the 2400 block of 141st Avenue North, Hassan. At the time of the fire, there were two family members in the home.

First responders found a 19-year-old man, who was deceased in a bedroom.  The victim’s mother, who is in her 40’s, was seriously injured and transported to Hennepin County Medical Center. The fire gutted the single family home.

The following agencies responded to the scene; Dayton Fire Department, Rogers Fire Department, Osseo Fire Department, Rogers Police Department, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, and the State Fire Marshall.

The State Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire. At this time, it is not known if severe weather played a role.


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