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1 Dead In Stearns Co. House Fire

One 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.

09/01/2015

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Elk River House Fire Claims Life Of Male Victim, Dog

An Elk River house fire has claimed the lives of one male occupant and a dog, according to city officials.

08/28/2015

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Sheriff: 1 Dead In Kanabec County Structure Fire

Authorities 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.

08/26/2015

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Police: St. Cloud Woman Dies In House Fire

Authorities 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.

08/17/2015

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Flags Ordered Lowered For Wis. EMT Who Died Trying To Save Mom

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.

05/09/2015

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2 Charged With Murder In Death Of Minnesota Farm Couple

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.

05/04/2015

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Homicide Suspected In Minnesota Farmhouse Fire That Killed 2

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.

05/03/2015

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BCA Investigates Fatal Fire In SW Minnesota

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.

05/02/2015

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Windy, Dry Conditions Challenge Firefighters For 2nd Day

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.

04/02/2015

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Woodbury Senior Care Facility Fire

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.

03/27/2015

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1 Dead In St. Louis County Fire

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.

03/26/2015

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Mahtomedi Family Overwhelmed By Support After Pets Die In Fire

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.

03/23/2015

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Sheriff: Human Remains Found After Finlayson Fire

The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says human remains have been found after a trailer home fire in Finlayson Saturday.

03/09/2015

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Cause Undetermined In St. Paul Fire That Killed 4-Year-Old Girl

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.

02/18/2015

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Fundraiser Held For 4-Year-Old Girl Killed In Fire

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.

02/15/2015

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1 Year Anniversary Of Deadly N. Mpls. Fire

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.

02/14/2015

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4-Year-Old Girl Dead After St. Paul Fire

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.

02/09/2015

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Vigil Held For Brooklyn Center Toddler Killed In Fire

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.

01/24/2015

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Cause Of Minneapolis House Fires Undetermined

Authorities said the cause of two fires Monday night in Minneapolis, one that ended up fatal, are undetermined as fire officials continue to investigate.

01/14/2015

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1 Killed, Firefighter Injured In 2 Overnight Mpls. Fires

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.

01/13/2015

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Man, 46, Killed In Minneapolis House Fire

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.

01/04/2015

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Authorities ID Woman Killed In St. Cloud Fire

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.

12/10/2014

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Woman Killed In Fridley Apt. Fire ID’d

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.

11/09/2014

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Swine Farm Plans To Rebuild After Massive Fire

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.

10/27/2014

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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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