Fatal Fire



A fire in rural Eyota Wednesday morning has claimed a life.

KTTC television reports the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office received a call about 10:00 a.m. reporting a fire at 3770 Olmsted County Road 107.

Eyota, Dover, and Elgin fire departments arrived on scene to find the home engulfed in flames.

Authorities say a member of the home was unaccounted for when crews arrived on scene. The body of that family member was later found inside the residence.

Deputies and investigators are working with the State Fire Marshal's Office to determine the cause and origin of the fire and continue to try to identify the victim.

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