ALBERT LEA, Minn. - An Albert Lea couple that was briefly hospitalized due to a house fire is trying to remain positive despite a devastating fire.
The fire happened at 514 Minnesota Ave. and was reported at 11:38 p.m. Fire officials said nearby residents were evacuated as a precaution.
The home suffered significant fire, heat and smoke damage.
Tari Ferrie and Wes Johnson spoke to KIMT on Wednesday and said they lost so much in the blaze and now just hope they will be able to recover and move forward.
Firefighters were still on the scene of the fire late Wednesday morning.
The couple is currently staying at an Albert Lea hotel.