A Hugo family and their pets escaped to safety after their house went up in flames early Saturday morning. Crews arrived to the fire at about 1 a.m. on Eathan Avenue North, where they found flames shooting from the back of the home. The home collapsed from the blaze, which is believed to have started as an electrical fire.
Crews are on the scene of a reported explosion and fire in a St. Louis Park, Minn. office building. According to authorities, a transformer blew in the basement of the Epicor building located off Highways 169 and 394, causing an electrical fire. The fire started around 10:15 a.m. and knocked out power to all four surrounding buildings.
As Minnesota lawmakers try to agree to a flood relief package prior to meeting in special session, there’s a new warning out to flooded homeowners.
An electrical fire closed a Dakota County public school Monday morning.