Man dies, woman and 2 teens escape house fire in Andover

The teenagers were taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.
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Authorities are investigating a deadly house fire that happened in the middle of the night in Andover. 

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office reports that the fire was reported at the home of a family of four around 3:35 a.m. in the 14300 block of Woodbine St. NW. Tragically, a 36-year-old man didn't make it out and was found dead inside the home. 

A 39-year-old woman safely escaped without injury and two teens, boys, ages 16 and 13, respectively, were transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. 

The victims' identities have not been released. 

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Fire officials say the fire started near the garage and spread to the rest of the house. 

The fire remains under investigation and a cause has not been determined. 

Fire departments from Andover, Anoka-Champlin and Ramsey responded to the scene. 

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