Fatal Fire In Carver County 24 Jan 12

Multiple area fire departments responded to a house fire in rural Carver County Monday evening in which a female resident of the home lost her life. The fire at the home on Carver County Road 41 in Dahlgren Township was reported at about 7:45pm Monday. When firefighters arrived there were visible flames showing, and while battling the blaze an adult female was found inside the residence. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released. The Cologne Fire Department was assisted at the scene by firefighters from Norwood Young America, Carver, Waconia, Chaska, Hamburg, and Mayer. Members of the Minnesota State Fire Marshall’s Office and Carver County Sheriff’s Office were on hand as well. An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.