PHOTOS: Fire destroys Elk River home - KMSP-TV

PHOTOS: Fire destroys Elk River home

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ELK RIVER, Minn. (KMSP) -

A fire torched an Elk River, Minn. home and left one with minor injuries just before midnight on Tuesday.

The American Red Cross is now stepping in to help the three residents who are now without a place to live.

An individual inside the 212th Avenue NW home noticed flames on the outside, and the flames had spread to the roof by the time crews arrived.

Embers from the fire were carried across the street by wind, initiating small grass fires. There was a;sp some side damage to neighboring homes.

Investigators are still searching for a cause of the fire that originated on the outside rear of the home.

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