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Published September 17, 2012, 03:03 PM

One dead in rural Paynesville mobile home fire

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota state fire marshal's office is helping investigate a fatal fire near Paynesville.

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota state fire marshal's office is helping investigate a fatal fire near Paynesville.

A motorist reported the fire in a mobile home around 6 a.m. Monday. Firefighters, an ambulance crew and Stearns County sheriff's deputies responded and found the mobile home engulfed in flames.

After the fire was extinguished, a body was found in the mobile home. The body was sent to the Ramsey County medical examiner's office for an autopsy.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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