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Controlled Fires Capture Attention At Gov.’s Fire Prevention Day

The 15th Governor’s Fire Prevention Day brought the heat to an already scorching day at the Minnesota State Fair. The event is meant to inform the public about fire prevention, but also how to react if a fire were to break out.

08/23/2013

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Police: Eagan Man Makes Threats, Cops Safely Quell Situation

A hang-up 911 call Wednesday afternoon led officers to an Eagan residence on the 1700 block of Deerwood Drive where police learned a man was barricaded in the home and had made threats.

08/15/2012

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Report: Mpls. Fire Dept. Working Well With Less, But Faces Challenges

A new comprehensive report is helping the Minneapolis Fire Department plan for its future. For the last year, Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) has taken a close look at all areas of the department.

07/30/2012

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Firefighters, Fire Dept. Officials To Capitol

Firefighters in full response gear will be roaming the halls of the State Capitol but it’s not because of any emergency.

03/10/2011

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Boy, 9, With Brain Cancer Honored By Fire Department

It’s practically every little boy’s dream — to be a firefighter. The childhood wish realized for a Forest Lake boy, who has had his share of hardship in his nine short years of life.

02/05/2011

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House Fire In Coon Rapids A Reminder To Clear Hydrants

With more snow on the way a fire in Coon Rapids Sunday afternoon is a good reminder of why you need to keep fire hydrants clear of snow.

01/30/2011

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Mpls. Donates Firetruck, Help To Sister City In Kenya

You may have heard before of old fire trucks being auctioned off for scrap metal or parts. That’s not the case with a 23-year-old Minneapolis Fire Department pumper truck. The City of Minneapolis donated it to its sister city in Kenya.

01/07/2011