Hibbing home engulfed in early morning fire

By KBJR News 1

Hibbing House Fire

March 27, 2014 Updated Mar 27, 2014 at 5:58 PM CDT

Hibbing, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Around 2:30 this morning Iron Range fire departments were called to a house fire at 10849 on Highway 92 in Hibbing.

When they got there the house was already engulfed. Mountain Iron, Cherry, Virginia and Hibbing fire departments were all on scene.

Fire officials say entry into the building was stopped after the first floor of the building burned away.

The building was a total loss and initial damage is estimated at $65,000.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

Firefighters worked on the fire until about 11:30 a.m. The cause remains under investigation. Fire investigators are headed there but have not yet arrived.

We'll have further details as they become available.