Child dies in Itasca County house fire

By KBJR News 1

Child dies in Itasca County house fire

March 3, 2014 Updated Mar 3, 2014 at 5:22 PM CDT

Itasca Co., MN (NNCNOW.com) - Emergency crews recovered the body of a small child following a house fire south of Grand Rapids on Sunday evening.

Grand Rapids Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Wendigo Road in Harris Township in Itasca County before 9:30 p.m.

When crews arrived the home was engulfed in flames and a child was still inside.

During the fire-fighting operation, crews recovered the remains of the small child.

The name of the child is being withheld pending notification of family.

Two adults, Glen Michael Campbell, 38 and Nicole Anne Julien, 24 and another child were taken to Grand Itasca Medical Center for treatment of burns and smoke inhalation.

Cohasset Fire Department, Meds One Ambulance, Nashwauk Ambulance, Deer River Ambulance, Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota State Fire Marshal along with the Itasca County Sheriff Office assisted in the incident.

The fire remains under investigation.

Written for the web by Jeremy Brickley
jbrickley@kbjr.com