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A man is custody after allegedly driving drunk and fleeing police officers in Cottage Grove, Minn. Saturday. According to Cottage Grove police, officers responded to a call around 1 p.m. of an elderly male driving over a curb and hitting a rock in the 7100 block of 80th Street. The caller told police that they believed the driver was intoxicated, and that the car was now heading northbound on Highway 61.
A Champlin man is being treated for burns after his car ran off the road and then burst into flames Thursday morning. The accident happened in Maple Grove on Highway 169 just north of 494 shortly after 5 a.m. Officers had minutes to get 58-year-old Douglas Aure out of his car before it was fully engulfed in flames.
Authorities are on the scene of a car fire on Highway 169 in Brooklyn Park that sent one person to the hospital. Hennepin County Dispatch officials said emergency crews responded to the scene at about 5:20 a.m. on Highway 169 near Interstate 94.
Authorities said they are investigating a fire that turned deadly in Edina on Monday. Fire crews were called to the 6300 block of York Avenue at about 4 p.m. Monday on reports of smoke and flames coming from the detached garage of an apartment building.
Police are investigating what caused a car in Bloomington to go up in flames Wednesday morning. One person died in the fire, which traffic cameras were able to capture on tape. Authorities said at this point they still don’t know what caused the fire. Officials said it’s a unique situation because they do know the fire was not caused by a car accident.
Itasca County sheriff’s officials have identified the man found dead following a car fire in Balsam Township.
Authorities are investigating a pair of fires that happened early Wednesday morning in the west Twin Cities metro, and they believe at least one of them is suspicious.
Authorities are investigating and looking for the public’s help after a body was found in a burning car Wednesday morning between Cotton and Hibbing in St. Louis County.
A motorcyclist trapped under a burning car was pulled to safety on Monday.
A fill-up at the pump turned scary in Burnsville Wednesday afternoon when a car burst into flames.
Authorities are investigating after a body was found near the scene of a car fire in western Minnesota.