Three Deadly Fires in Northeast Minnesota
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Three people have died in three separate home fires near Duluth in three straight days.
The St. Louis County sheriff's office said in a statement Sunday that the latest fire was reported around 1 p.m. Saturday.
Remains believed to be those of 52-year-old Jeffrey Sorvik were found in the debris of the home, which was about 15 miles northeast of Duluth. His son and daughter-in-law escaped. The cause remains under investigation.
Early Friday, another fire killed an 87-year-old woman in Hermantown. Her name and the cause have not been released.
Another person died in a house fire north of Cloquet on Thursday. That person's name and the cause have not been released, either.