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Cause Of Brooklyn Center Explosion Unknown

Authorities aren’t sure what caused the explosion that evacuated a Brooklyn Center school, and restricted traffic in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

02/26/2013

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Boiler Explosion At Minneapolis Elementary School

A number of school children had to take an unexpected field trip to a nearby fire station when a boiler exploded at Lake Harriet Upper Elementary School Thursday.

01/31/2013

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Conditions Upgraded For 2 In Ice Fishing Camper Explosion

Five men remain hospitalized after they were injured in an explosion in an ice fishing camper in northern Minnesota.

01/01/2013

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5 Injured After Minnesota Camper Explosion

Five men are injured after an explosion in an ice fishing camper near Williams in far northern Minnesota.

12/31/2012

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Report: Design Failure Caused Gas Pipeline Explosion, Fire

State investigators say design failures of a natural gas pipeline caused a massive explosion on Saint Patrick’s Day last year in southwest Minneapolis.

10/20/2012

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3 Children, 1 Adult Injured In Tracy House Explosion

A house exploded in the city of Tracy on Saturday morning, injuring four occupants. According to Tracy Fire Chief Dale Johnson III, an explosion was reported at approximately 9:03 a.m. at 213 Elm Street.

09/15/2012

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House Catches Fire In Minneapolis, No Injuries

Authorities say an explosion may have started a house fire in north Minneapolis early Thursday morning.

08/23/2012

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2 Injured In Grain Elevator Explosion In Tracy

Two people have been injured in an explosion at the CHS Inc. grain elevator in the southwestern Minnesota community of Tracy.

08/06/2012

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Authorities: Gas Leak Caused NE Mpls House Explosion

A leaking natural gas pipe was the cause of a Northeast Minneapolis house fire that left two families displaced, one person injured and five firefighters with heat exhaustion Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

07/23/2012

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5 Firefighters Suffer Heat Exhaustion In NE Mpls. Fire

A Northeast Minneapolis explosion and fire displaced two families Sunday afternoon and five firefighters suffered possible heat exhaustion, according to the Minneapolis Fire Department.

07/22/2012

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4 Kids Injured In SE Minn. Campground Explosion

Authorities in southeastern Minnesota say a camper poured a flammable liquid on a campfire, sparking an explosion that injured four children.

06/30/2012

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Fire, Explosions Rock S. Mpls Business

Firefighters are battling a large fire at a south Minneapolis business.

06/29/2012

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Sartell Paper Mill Workers Getting Layoff Notices

The future remains uncertain for hundreds of Minnesotans who work at the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell.

06/26/2012

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House Explosion Sends 1 To Hospital

A house explosion Friday in Hartland, Minn., just north of Albert Lea, left a 75-year-old man with burns on multiple areas of his body and a home destroyed, police say.

06/08/2012

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Grain Elevator Explosion Victim Remains Devastated

A man who was badly burned when an Illinois grain elevator exploded two years ago knows he may ultimately get a big chunk of the $181 million that a federal jury awarded him and two co-workers who were seriously injured in the blast. He just doesn’t know how much good it will do him.

06/04/2012

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Paper Mill Worker On Explosion: ‘Shook Me To The Core’

A day after a paper mill explosion killed a man and shook the community of Sartell, Minn., a mill worker says he still feels nervous, shaken by the blast.

05/29/2012

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Victim In Sartell Paper Mill Fire Identified

Authorities have identified the person killed in Monday’s explosion and fire at a paper mill in central Minnesota. Officials said that 50-year-old Jon Maus of Albany, Minn. was killed.

05/29/2012

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1 Dead In Sartell Paper Mill Explosion, Fire

A large fire was burning in Sartell Monday afternoon after an explosion at a paper mill. According to a dispatcher with Stearns County, a number of fire crews have responded to the scene.

05/28/2012

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Explosion At Wis. Chemistry Building Injures 1

A small explosion inside a laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry building has sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

01/30/2012

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Authorities: Explosion Rocks Excelsior House

Multiple explosions blasted inside an Excelsior home Monday afternoon, engulfing the home in flames, authorities said.

01/02/2012

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Student Recalls The Explosion That Scorched His Face

A Maple Grove student says he’s still in shock after a high school science experiment conducted by his teacher blew up in his face and gave him second-degree burns.

12/02/2011

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Hamline Students Arrested After Homemade Bomb Explosion

Two Hamline University students have been arrested after an on-campus explosion in what police are calling a prank that went too far.

08/10/2011

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Vigil Held For Woman Killed In House Explosion

One of the women severely injured in a house explosion last weekend has died.

08/08/2011

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Man Burned After Starting Brush Fire With Gasoline

A man was airlifted to an area hospital late Wednesday morning after being badly burned in a propane fire, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s dispatch.

08/03/2011

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25 Years After Explosion, Shutdown Closes Pipeline Agency

A state agency that was created to keep neighborhoods safe is now closed because of the shutdown.

07/07/2011

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