An elderly person in Zumbrota has died after a fire was reported at 630 5th Street West at 1:12 pm Thursday.
Upon arrival, the Zumbrota Fire Department entered the residence and located the unresponsive person and despite life saving medical efforts, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Two dogs were removed from the home and survived.
Zumbrota Fire Department was assisted by Wanamingo Fire Department and were able to put out the fire quickly.
The name of the victim has not been released yet.
The investigation into the fire is ongoing.