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MINNETRISTA, Minn. - Fire crews are battling both flames and the elements as they wrestle with a burning home in Minnetrista.

Authorities say the call came in around 6:20 a.m. reporting a fire at4915 North Drive.

It was quickly elevated to a two-alarm blaze, although it's not immediately clear whether that is due to an escalating situation or if more firefighters and rigs are needed due to the below-zero temps.

The good news is that all the occupants did escape the home safely. Officials on the scene tell KARE 11 that damage was largely confined to the home's second story, but smoke and water damage will likely be found throughout the structure.