Fire Burns Home in Maple Grove

Updated: 08/20/2013 9:28 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste



Neighbors tried to help put out a house fire in Maple Grove Tuesday.

They grabbed a garden hose to try to put out a fire in an attic, but they couldn't get it under control.

At least five fire departments showed up to fight the flames. The fire got so big at one point that all of the firefighters had to be pulled out of the home. Firefighter fought the fire from outside of the house.

The homeowners got out safely and there were no injuries.

There were special units on scene with water misters to keep the firefighters cool and hydrated in the heat.

At this point, additional details have not been released.