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Crews respond to a fatal fire at 702 6th Street in Hawley, Minn. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

15-year-old female dies in Hawley house fire

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HAWLEY, Minn. – A 15-year-old female is dead after a fire engulfed a home here early Sunday morning.

Firefighters responded to the fire at 702 6th St. around 1:40 a.m. Sunday, said Hawley Mayor Gary E. Johnson. Johnson is also part of Hawley’s rescue squad.


By the time he arrived on scene, the house was fully aflame. Johnson said he could feel the heat through his car windows, describing it as an “inferno.”

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