Plane crashes into home and sparks large fire

The Sauk Rapids police chief confirmed a single-engine plane hit the home. (CNN/KARE)
The Sauk Rapids police chief confirmed a single-engine plane hit the home. (CNN/KARE)

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (CNN/KARE) — Authorities say a small plane crashed into a house in the Central Minnesota city of Sauk Rapids, causing a large fire.

It was not immediately clear if anyone was hurt.

The Sauk Rapids police chief confirmed a single-engine plane hit the home Friday night.

The homeowner told a local newspaper that his brother-in-law was in the house at the time but got out safely.

However, authorities could not yet say what happened to the pilot.

The cause of the crash is still unknown.

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