Mankato-Public Safety responded to the report of a structure fire at 1403 Carney Avenue at 11:43 a.m. Wednesday, February 5. The living room fire was extinguished. A deceased person (whose death will be determined by coroner) was located in the home.

The cause of the fire does not appear to be intentional and foul play is not suspected. Names are released after survivors are notified. Damages are estimated at $38,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.