A Brandon man was injured in a house fire Thursday evening. The homeowner, 84-year-old Marvin Eugene Wagner, was injured in the blaze that fully engulfed the structure on County Road 7 in Brandon. He was taken to Alomere Hospital in Alexandria and later flown to a Twin Cities hospital.
The house received heavy fire and smoke damage. The fire is believed to have started near a wood stove. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.