This story was updated on Monday afternoon.
Oct. 3 – A smoky fire was quickly contained in a South Minneapolis home Monday morning.
Engine 12 arrived to find smoke showing from the top floor of a 1 1/2-story dwelling at 5236 36th Ave. around 7:45 a.m. They requested full first alarm assignment to the scene.
Firefighters stretched attack lines from Engine 12 to commence fire attack operations in the unoccupied home. Ladder 2′s crew performed ventilation and overhaul.
According to Assistant Chief Cherie Penn, the fire was held to the living room of the structure.
The fire was placed under control about 20 minutes after units arrived.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, Penn said.
Hennepin EMS crews stood by at the scene, but no injuries were reported.