Gov. Scott Walker ordered flags to be flown at half-staff for an emergency medical technician who died while trying to save his mother from a northwestern Wisconsin fire. Sixty-two-year-old Dennis Swenson went into a Town of Bell home to try to save his 95-year-old mother, Dorothy Swenson, from a fire May 1, but both ended up dying.
Three men face charges in connection to the murder of a couple who were found dead and burned inside their southwest Minnesota home last week.
Investigators suspect a long-time Lyon County couple who died in a house fire were intentionally killed. Jim and Cathy Hively were found Thursday in their burned home. Three men have been arrested in connection with the fire.
Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire in Lyon County that killed two people Thursday morning. The sheriff’s office says crews responded to the fire just after 9 a.m. on the 1600 block of 180th Avenue in Balaton.
High winds and dry conditions made for a challenging past couple days for Minnesota firefighters. The Isanti Fire District says crews battled blazes in Bradford and Athens townships in Isanti County Thursday.
One person is dead after a fire broke out at a senior care facility in Woodbury early Friday morning. According to Washington County Dispatch, officials received a call at 4:17 a.m. of a fire at Woodbury Healthcare Center.
A man was found dead after a home burned in St. Louis County.
Heavy flames were visible through the roof of a one-story home in Solway Township Thursday afternoon.
A family of three narrowly escaped a house fire earlier this week in Mahtomedi. The Bonifas family woke up to see flames outside their home early Monday morning. They lost five pets in the fire that engulfed their house in minutes.
The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says human remains have been found after a trailer home fire in Finlayson Saturday.
Fire officials say the cause of a blaze that killed a 4-year-old girl earlier this month is undetermined, though it’s likely accidental.
The death of a 4-year-old girl in a St. Paul house fire last weekend brought neighbors and friends of the family out Sunday night for a fundraiser.
We may never know what caused a deadly fire in north Minneapolis one year ago on Valentine’s Day. Five children — ages 18 months to 8 years old — were killed in the fire that started on the second floor of the family’s duplex.
A child is dead after a fire in St. Paul late Sunday night. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, crews received a call around 8:30 p.m. of a fire in the 500 block of Jessamine Avenue.
A Brooklyn Center community is grieving the loss of a 2-year-old boy who was killed in a fire last week. Friends and family gathered for a vigil to remember Keoni Holt. Firefighters pulled the little boy from a burning apartment building on Jan. 16.
Authorities said the cause of two fires Monday night in Minneapolis, one that ended up fatal, are undetermined as fire officials continue to investigate.
One person is dead and one firefighter suffered minor injuries in two separate fires in Minneapolis overnight. The two fires were also called in minutes apart, stretching the resources of the Minneapolis Fire Department. This is the second deadly fire in Minneapolis this year. Firefighters also had to battle with overnight temperatures that dipped well below zero.
Minneapolis firefighters are trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed a 46-year-old man. Looking at the outside of the home, it was hard to even see any damage. But a man died inside the home on Logan Avenue North in Minneapolis.
Authorities have identified a woman who died more than two weeks after a fire at a residence in St. Cloud. Fire crews were called to the residence on the 1900 block of 1st St. N. on Nov. 22.
A woman who died after firefighters pulled her from a burning Fridley apartment building has been identified. Police said the fire broke out around 5:42 a.m. Saturday morning in the 1600 block of 73rd Avenue Northeast.
Managers of a huge swine farm in southern Minnesota say they intend to rebuild after losing up to 11,000 sows and piglets in a weekend fire. Pipestone System manages the Cougar Run Farm near Truman. Pipestone CEO Luke Minion says it could take seven months to rebuild a farm of this size.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.