Two People Die in House Fire in Wadena Township
Two people are dead and a juvenile was injured in an overnight fire in Wadena Township.
According to the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, crews arrived at a house in Section 32 of Wadena Township after receiving the report around 3:50 AM on Sunday.
Upon arrival, a juvenile was located outside the residence with minor burns. Firefighters entered the residence and located two adults inside the house. Lifesaving measures were performed, but they were unsuccessful and the two adults were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release.
The juvenile was transported to Tri-County Healthcare for treatment of his injuries and was released a short time later.
The scene is still under investigation by the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office. Names of the victims are being withheld pending proper notification to family.