Sawyer Co. ME Working To ID Body Found After Car FireThe Sawyer County Medical Examiner's Office is working to identify the badly-burned remains of a person found in a car fire last Tuesday night. Deputies were called to a report of a fully-engulfed 2005 Chevy Impala in a ditch on Luds Lane in Draper Township at about 11:15 p.m.
Crews Battling Car Fire At Plymouth Gas StationAuthorities are on the scene of an apparent car fire at a gas station in the northwest Twin Cities metro Thursday night. Fire crews were called to a Super America gas station just after 5 p.m. on the 4300 block of Peony Lane N. in Plymouth on a report of a car fire.
1 Killed In Fiery St. Paul CrashOne person is dead after their truck veered into a ditch, struck several trees and started on fire Friday afternoon. University of Minnesota police say the accident happened at about 2:47 p.m. on Cleveland Avenue near Larpenteur Avenue.
3 Good Samaritans Pull Wis. Man From Burning CarA Wisconsin man is alive Wednesday thanks to strangers. Three men rescued 31-year-old Lee Neihart from his burning car after he crashed on County Road E in St. Joseph, Wisconsin Tuesday night. Neihart lost control of his car before hitting a guard rail.
Police: 2 Fires In Burnsville May Be RelatedBurnsville authorities believe that two fires, set minutes apart, may have been related. According to the Burnsville Police Department, officers received a call around 10:22 a.m. Friday about a pile of burning leaves on a curb in the Norway Circle area.
Human Remains Found In Burning Car Near Sleepy EyeAuthorities are investigating after human remains were found inside a burning vehicle, following a car crash in Sleepy Eye, Minn.
GM Issues Third Recall On SUVs That Can Catch FireGM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors because they could catch fire when left unattended.
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Police: Drunk Driver Flees, Car Sets On FireA 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.
Champlin Man Rescued From Flaming CarA 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.
State Patrol: 1 Hurt In Car Fire On Highway 169Authorities 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.
Man Dies In Car Fire At Edina ApartmentAuthorities 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.