Man Killed In Caledonia Fire

Caledonia police said an early-morning fire broke out in an apartment above a bar, killing one man and leaving a second in critical condition.

Authorities responded to a fire call on Saturday at about 1:30 a.m.

Emergency responders rushed two residents to the hospital.

Mark A. Stroede, 53, was pronounced dead, while 48-year-old David L. Peters was in critical condition.

Caledonia Police Lt. Gary Larsen said there were about six people in the bar at the time of the fire.

He said the bar sustained significant damage but isn’t a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.