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Man Hospitalized After Stove Fire At South Mpls. Apartment Building

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A man was taken to the hospital Thursday night after a stove caught fire in a south Minneapolis apartment building.

The Minneapolis Fire Department responded to the 2800 block of Pleasant Avenue South around 5:20 p.m.

Firefighters entered an apartment on the third floor, where they found a stove ablaze and an unconscious man with visible burns. They were able to extinguish the fire and get the man out of the building and transported to a nearby hospital.

The apartment is uninhabitable, the department said, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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