UPDATE: Three dead in northern Minnesota house fire

 

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) – Officials say a house fire in northern Minnesota has killed two adults and a child. Another child is in critical condition.

The fire was reported early Tuesday in Hibbing and destroyed the home before crews put out the blaze. Two adults and two children did not have a pulse when firefighters pulled them out of the house. Crews were able to resuscitate the children and they were taken to the Hibbing hospital with life-threatening injuries. Authorities later said one of the children died. The other is in critical condition at a Minneapolis hospital.

No names have been released.

Fire officials say a third child was outside the home when crews arrived and was also hospitalized. It’s unknown how everyone is related.

The cause is under investigation.