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Associated Press, Published August 02 2011

1 person dies in Mankato apartment fire

MANKATO, Minn. — Investigators are looking for the cause of a fatal fire in Mankato.

Firefighters were called to an apartment complex Monday about 9 p.m. Authorities say the fire in a lower level apartment was extinguished quickly after firefighters encountered “moderate to heavy smoke.”

Firefighters discovered then discovered a body in a back bedroom of the apartment. The Free Press says the Ramsey County medical examiner will do an autopsy.

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Information from: The Free Press, http://www.mankatofreepress.com


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