Man burned and building destroyed after fire in Gnesen Township

A structure fire on the 4300 block of Three Lakes Road has left one man with serious burns and a building deemed a total loss.

Sunday around 2:30 firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire on Three Lakes Road in Gnesen Township.

Upon arriving responders located a 70-year-old male outside with burns to his arms and back. Authorities say that the building was fully engulfed in flames and deemed a total loss.

The man was first treated on the scene and then transported to St. Luke’s by Mayo Clinic Ambulance.

The Red Cross was contacted on the owner’s behalf and is working with them to offer assistance. The fire did not seem suspicious in nature.