Man Dies in House Fire Near Lake Lillian 08 Jan 18

LAKE LILLIAN – One person has died in a house fire that broke out early Saturday morning near Lake Lillian.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was reported at 2:50 a.m. at a house on Highway 7 east of Lake Lillian.

The West Central Tribune reports some occupants of the house were initially unaccounted for,  but by the time deputies arrived, only one remained missing.

Firefighters later found the man’s body inside the house. His name has not been released.

There were no other reports of injuries. The cause of the fire and death is being investigated by the Minnesota Fire Marshal and Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office.