Coon Rapids Fire Department

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What Type Of Smoke Alarm Is Best For Your Home?

Smoke alarms are by far the most effective way to get your family out safely when there’s a fire. Still, statistics show one out of every four people who die in a house fire have a working smoke alarm in the home at the time. We went to one of the leading experts in Minnesota, Jamie Novak, to put alarms to the test.

11/11/2014

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Beware Homeowners — Aerosol Cans Explode Like ‘Missiles’

An abandoned Firestone dealership garage is the perfect setting to demonstrate the destructive power of an aerosol can. It’s where a controlled fire would show just how fast and powerful a simple can of hairspray or paint can be.

08/13/2013

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Fire Officials Clean Up Chemical Leak In Brooklyn Park

Authorities said a nitrous oxide leak was reported at the Accelent Corporation, located in the 6400 block of Zane Avenue in Brooklyn Park, at about 2 a.m. Saturday.

06/25/2011

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