REDWOOD FALLS (KMHL) – A Redwood County sheriff’s deputy was hurt in a house fire Tuesday in Redwood Falls.

The deputy is reportedly recovering from injuries. He entered the home to confirm that no one was inside at the time of the blaze and was taken to the Redwood Falls hospital with minor injuries.

The property owner later found out that four children, who lived in the house, were not at the home when the fire started.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.