Boy rescued from burning home in central Minnesota

January 18, 2023

WADENA, Minn.–A boy was taken to a Minneapolis hospital following a house fire early Wednesday in Wadena.

According to the Wadena Fire Department, crews were called to the house fire shortly before 1 a.m.

Before firefighters arrived, law enforcement attempted to enter the house and search for the boy, but were prevented from doing so because of heavy smoke.

Firefighters located the boy inside the home. He was taken to Tri-County Health Care in Wadena and then transported to Hennepin County Medical Center. His condition is unknown.