Victim hospitalized following Mankato apartment fire

(Mankato, MN) – A tenant was hospitalized following an apartment fire in Mankato over the weekend.

Mankato Public Safety said in a release that crews responded to fire in an apartment bathroom at 728 North Second Street at 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening.  The fire was extinguished, but there was significant smoke damage throughout the residence.  Two of the four apartments suffered heavy fire damage.

A tenant was transported to a local health facility for treatment of smoke inhalation and later released.

There was an estimated $200,000 in damages.  The Minnesota Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

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