Authorities identify Minneapolis man who died in house fire

Published 4:55 pm Sunday, November 19, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities have released the name of a Minneapolis man who died last week in a house fire.

The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office identified the victim as 55-year-old Robert Holmberg. He died of smoke inhalation, the office says.

Holmberg was pulled Tuesday from an upper-level bedroom of the house in north Minneapolis. He was given CPR at the scene, and then taken to a hospital, where he died Wednesday.

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Another resident of the home got out safely. The fire was ruled accidental.