NORTH BRANCH, Minn. — A 77-year-old man has been found dead in a house fire in Chisago County.

Police say firefighters were dispatched to a home in North Branch about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday. The house was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. The homeowner, Donald Jarvis, was found dead inside the house.

The State Fire Marshal and Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office are assisting in the investigation.

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