Fire Deaths Up In Minnesota This Year, DPS SaysOfficials are cautioning safety this holiday season after seeing an increase in fire deaths in Minnesota this year.
Officials Urge Fire Safety Ahead Of Holiday SeasonState fire officials are asking the public to be aware of the dangers of house fires ahead of the holiday season, a historically deadly time of year.
Lawmakers To Vote On Mandatory Home Fire SprinklersDozens of firefighters from across Minnesota arrived at the State Capitol on Wednesday to talk about the importance of fire sprinklers. According to fire crews, a deadly fire last weekend could have been prevented if the home had fire sprinklers.
Mpls. FD: Fire Death Toll Highest In 35 YearsA growing number of deadly fires in Minneapolis have officials preaching safety. Since the beginning of the year, 10 people, including five children, have died in fires in Minneapolis. Fire Chief John Fruetel says it's been more than 35 years since the fire department has seen this many deaths.
Teaching Kids To Be Prepared For Night FiresWe teach children to be aware of stranger danger, but many parents never teach their kids about fire danger, even though eight people die every day in America when their home catches fire.