MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- An elderly woman is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after a fire in Pierce County Friday morning.
According to the county sheriff's office, authorities responded at 10:35 a.m. to a residential structure fire at N6864 County Road O in River Falls Township.
There, the lone occupant of the residence – Alice Merta – was found and airlifted to Regions Hospital.
The house was a total loss.
The cause of the fire hasn't been determined, but no foul play is suspected.
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