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Cause Undetermined In Lucan Fire That Killed 2 Kids

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause of a December 2013 farmhouse fire in western Minnesota that left two children dead is undetermined. The fire happened on Dec. 4, 2013, at a home in the town of Lucan, which is just west of Redwood Falls.

07/10/2014

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No Cause Found In Mpls. Duplex Fire That Killed 5

Investigators have not been able to determine what caused a Valentine’s Day fire that killed five children in a north Minneapolis duplex. A report by the State Fire Marshal Division says the fire started on the second level, but a cause could not be determined.

06/04/2014

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2 Killed In Minneapolis Fire Identified

The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified two people killed in a Minneapolis house fire earlier this week. Genie Caldwell and Jeffrey Howard, both 49, died when fire broke out in a single-family home Tuesday evening.

03/13/2014

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Firefighters Find 2 Dead In Minneapolis Home

Two people were found dead by fire crews in a Minneapolis home early Tuesday evening. Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at a single-family home at 2940 Washburn Ave. N. just before 6:30 p.m. Crews entered the home and quickly put out a fire in the living room. While searching the house, firefighters found two people dead in a bedroom.

03/11/2014

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Woman, 50, Dies From Injuries In New Ulm Fire

Authorities said a 50-year-old woman who was rescued from a fire in southern Minnesota on Thursday later died from her injuries. The Brown County Sheriff’ Office was called to a fire at about 9:28 p.m. Thursday on the 100 block of Center Street in New Ulm.

03/01/2014

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Authorities ID 5 Children In Minneapolis Fire

Authorities have released the names of five children who died in a north Minneapolis duplex fire last Friday. Crews were called just after 5 a.m. to the 2800 block of Colfax Avenue North on a report of smoke in the area that quickly changed to a heavy fire.

02/18/2014

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Mpls. Man Devastated After 5 Of 7 Kids Die In Fire

A Minneapolis man recovering in a hospital after a fire in his rental home wept as he recounted how the blaze claimed the lives of five of his seven children.

02/16/2014

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2 Children Still Critical After North Mpls. Duplex Fire

Two children remain in critical condition after a fire killed five of their siblings on Friday morning, and investigators are still trying to determine how the fire started in the first place. The fire happened at a duplex on 29th Street and Colfax Avenue North in Minneapolis shortly after 5 a.m.

02/15/2014

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Police: 1 Dead In Columbia Heights House Fire

Authorities said one person is dead after a house fire in Columbia Heights Tuesday night. Crews responded to the 1000 block of 44 ½ Avenue at about 8:38p.m. on a report of a house fire.

02/05/2014

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Sheriff: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt In St. Louis County House Fire

A 72-year-old woman is dead and a 75-year-old man is hospitalized after a house fire in northern Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office was called to a report of a fire early Thursday morning on the 7700 block of Central Avenue in the city of Meadowlands, which is just north of Cloquet.

01/16/2014

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Man, 30, Found Dead In St. Paul Fire Identified

Authorities said a man who was found dead in a St. Paul townhouse fire Sunday morning had been drinking. Fire crews were called to the blaze on the 700 block of Glendale Avenue at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

01/14/2014

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Third Person Dies In Mpls. Apartment Explosion

A third person has died after an explosion in a Minneapolis apartment building. Fire officials said Friday they believe they have accounted for all victims of Wednesday’s explosion and fire, after recovering the bodies of two people from the building’s charred ruins.

01/04/2014

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Crews Finish Search, Demolition At Site Of Apartment Complex Fire

Crews have finished searching the charred ruins of an apartment building on Cedar Avenue near downtown Minneapolis hours after pulling a second body from the structure. Crews began tearing apart the building at 514 Cedar Avenue South on Thursday and discovered the body of one person who didn’t make it out.

01/03/2014

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Charges: Man Started Fire That Led To Girlfriend’s Death

A 48-year-old man is charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend, who died in a house fire in northern Minnesota. The Becker County sheriff’s office got a call about a house on fire north of Ponsford Monday afternoon.

12/31/2013

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Man Dies In Car Fire At Edina Apartment

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.

12/17/2013

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