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Report: Man dies in St. Paul garage fire

  • Associated Press
  • March 22, 2012 - 7:59 AM

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Officials say a man has died in a garage fire in St. Paul, according to KARE-TV.

Firefighters say crews found the unattached garage fully engulfed in flames by the time they arrived early Thursday morning. Authorities believe the 55-year-old victim lived in the garage.

St. Paul Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard tells KARE-TV ( http://kare11.tv/GFK92c) the victim's deceased mother had owned the garage and home, which is up for sale.

Zaccard says investigators haven't pinpointed a cause of the fire, but are looking at a space heater.

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Information from: KARE-TV, http://www.kare11.com

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