Juvenile male killed overnight in Pine County house fire

Pine County authorities say a juvenile male died in a house fire in the Sturgeon Lake area.

According to the press release posted to Facebook, it happened just after 1:30 a.m early Monday morning. The male was still inside the house when fire crews arrived, but was found dead.

Pine County investigators and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office are working to determine the cause of the fire, sharing that their thoughts and prayers are with the family of the young boy.

The investigation remains ongoing.