Today’s incident is a sad reminder of the real-life dangers that first responders face.

Flags will be half staff Monday as Minnesota mourns loss of Burnsville victims.

On Sunday, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan released statements following news that two police officers and a firefighter lost their lives responding to a call in Burnsville.

“We received horrific news from Burnsville this morning. While responding to a call of a family in danger, two police officers and one firefighter lost their lives, and other officers were injured,” said Governor Walz.