Jun 27, 2012 at 8:49 am
FERGUS FALLS, MN (AP) - Fire at an apartment building in Fergus Falls has claimed a life and injured a second person.
Firefighters were called to the Sunrise Apartments about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Fire Chief Mark Hovland says one person died in the fire and one person was injured while trying to get back into the building. He says one person jumped from a second-story window, but was not injured.
Firefighters dealt with exploding oxygen tanks in one of the apartment units.
KBRF radio (http://bit.ly/r11BGJ) reports the Red Cross and Salvation Army are assisting about 43 people displaced by the fire.
Temp: 16°F (-9°C)
Wind: 5mph S
Wind Chill: 9°F