Two Kids Killed in Saturday Morning House Fire in Minong


MINONG, According to the Washburn County Sheriff’s Office, two children were killed in a Saturday morning house fire in Minong.

Fire crews responded to a fire at 6901 Semrad Drive in the township of Minong around 4:45 a.m.

Initial reports of the incident stated that a home was on fire and two people were still in the house.

When crews arrived at the scene the single-family home was fully engulfed in flames.

After the fire was extinguished two victims, ages 10 and 13, were located both deceased.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

“Our hearts go out to the family and the community,” said Minong Fire Chief Jay Barrett.

A GoFundMe page has been set up for the victims.

So far, the GoFundMe page has raised $16,705 of the $25,000 goal. To donate click here.

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