Apparent Fatal Fire in Austin
AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — One person is dead after an early morning house fire in Austin.
Fire Chief Jim McCoy tells the Austin Daily Herald that passers-by reported the fire about 5:30 a.m. Friday.
Emergency responders found an unresponsive woman in a bedroom and got her out through a window. CPR at the scene failed to revive her, and she was pronounced dead.
The 40-year-old victim wasn't immediately identified.
The state fire marshal will be investigating the cause of the fire.