Fatal Fire

Mother, Community In Shock After 3 Kids Killed In House FireA fire that claimed the lives of three children in Minneapolis late Saturday night may have been caused by an oven. Family members tell WCCO that three young children, ages 1,6 and 8, had just moved into this house along Penn Avenue North on Friday.
Authorities: Elk River Fatal Fire Ruled Possible ArsonAuthorities say a fire that took the life of an Elk River man late last week is being investigated as a possible arson. Firefighters were called at about 12:20 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, to a house fire on the 11000 block 187th Avenue NW in Elk River. When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed.
Mom, 10-Year-Old Daughter Dead In Fire; Ex-Boyfriend ArrestedAuthorities say two people were found dead after a house fire in the western Wisconsin community of New Richmond. Police say fire crews were called to the home around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
1 Dead In Stearns Co. House FireOne person is dead after a house fire in Stearns County early Tuesday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, around 3:35 a.m. crews received a call of a residential fire in the 200 block of 1st Avenue South.
Elk River House Fire Claims Life Of Male Victim, DogAn Elk River house fire has claimed the lives of one male occupant and a dog, according to city officials.
Sheriff: 1 Dead In Kanabec County Structure FireAuthorities say at least one person died Tuesday night in a fire in north central Minnesota. The Kanabec County Sheriff's Office, along with the Ogilvie Fire Department and Mora Area Fire Department were called to a structure fire Tuesday night in Ann Lake Township.
Police: St. Cloud Woman Dies In House FireAuthorities say one person died and another was hurt after a house fire in St. Cloud Sunday afternoon. The St. Cloud Police and Fire Departments were called at about 1:37 p.m. to a report of a fire at 2041 Northway Circle.
Flags Ordered Lowered For Wis. EMT Who Died Trying To Save MomGov. 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.
2 Charged With Murder In Death Of Minnesota Farm CoupleThree men face charges in connection to the murder of a couple who were found dead and burned inside their southwest Minnesota home last week.
Homicide Suspected In Minnesota Farmhouse Fire That Killed 2Investigators 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.
BCA Investigates Fatal Fire In SW MinnesotaAuthorities 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.
Windy, Dry Conditions Challenge Firefighters For 2nd DayHigh 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.