A man's body was located in a mobile home that caught fire overnight in north-central Minnesota, authorities said Tuesday.

Emergency personnel responded about 4:15 a.m. Monday to the blaze in Little Pine Township, northeast of Brainerd, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office.

A dog was also found dead in the home, said Sheriff Scott Goddard.

The man's identity has yet to be disclosed.

Authorities have yet to offer a preliminary indication of how the fire started and fully engulfed the home.

Paul Walsh • 612-673-4482