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Published April 02, 2010, 06:39 AM

Fergus Falls Man Hurt in Apartment Fire

Fergus Falls, MN (WDAY-TV) -- An apartment fire in Fergus Falls sent one man to a Twin Cities hospital with severe burns and smoke inhalation. Fire fighters were called to an apartment building on East Vernon Avenue at 11:00 last night... After a woman in the building was woken up by her smoke detector.

Fergus Falls, MN (WDAY-TV) -- An apartment fire in Fergus Falls sent one man to a Twin Cities hospital with severe burns and smoke inhalation.

Fire fighters were called to an apartment building on East Vernon Avenue at 11:00 last night... After a woman in the building was woken up by her smoke detector.

Rescue crews saw flames in a lower level apartment and started evacuating tenants.

Police had to force open a door on the lower level... And pulled out an man who was unconcious.

The 36-year-old was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center with burns and inhalation.

Two police officers were taken to Lake Region Hospital for minor smoke inhalation.

It's not clear yet what started the fire.

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