UPDATE: One Killed in Eveleth House Fire

UPDATE: Once the fire was extinguished, personnel located the deceased body of a 77-year-old female inside the residence. The identification of the female is pending an autopsy by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

The incident remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshall’s Office and Eveleth Police Department.

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EVELETH, Minn. – According to a recent post on the Northland FireWire Facebook page, multiple fire departments are responding to a house fire in Eveleth.

Authorities say the fire was reported around 11:00 a.m. in the 700 Block of North Court.

Fire crews responding to the large fire say the structure was completely engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

It is unknown at this time if anyone was in the home when firefighters arrived on the scene.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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