AUSTIN, Minn. — 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.


Information from: Austin Daily Herald, http://www.austindailyherald.com

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