A 24-year-old man suffered severe burns in a Monday night, Jan. 20, house fire in Frazee.

The house, in the 500 block of East Main Avenue, was a total loss, according to a City of Frazee news release.

"When the fire department arrived on scene the house was fully involved," Frazee Fire Chief Joe Nelson said Tuesday morning, Jan. 21.

Although the house is still standing, it is not in a livable condition.

The fire was reported at 8:22 p.m. The victim was transported by air ambulance to a burn center, but Nelson wasn't sure where.

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"His lower half was burnt pretty bad," he said. "He was the only one in the house at the time ... I'm not sure what the reasoning was of him being in the house."

Two dogs were killed in the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal, according to the release.

Frazee Fire Department was assisted by the Detroit Lakes Fire Department, Vergas Fire Department, Perham Fire Department, Frazee Police, Frazee Rescue and Becker County Sheriff's Office. They were on scene for over 4 hours, Nelson said.