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St. Cloud Veterans Home Damaged In Fire, No Injuries

Authorities said as many as three rooms at a St. Cloud veterans home suffered water damage after a fire on Sunday. The St. Cloud Fire Department received a report of a fire at about 3:08 p.m. on the 800 block of 8th Avenue South.

05/24/2015

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Multiple Agencies Respond To Orono House Fire

Multiple agencies responded Friday night to a two-alarm house fire in Orono. Officials say the blaze broke out at a home on the 130 block of Luce Line Ridge. No one was home when five different fire departments arrived at the scene.

05/22/2015

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Semi-Trailer Destroyed By Fire Next To Eagan Business

A semi-trailer is total loss after catching fire in Eagan Thursday morning. Fire crews got the call just after 7 a.m. of a pallet fire at Anderson Trucking on Loan Oak Road. On arrival, they found the semi-trailer fully engulfed in flames.

05/21/2015

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Fire Officials: Man, 57, Suffers Burn Injuries In North Mpls. Fire

The Minneapolis Fire Department says a 57-year-old man is in the hospital after a north Minneapolis fire Wednesday.

05/20/2015

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1 Injured In St. Paul Duplex Fire

One person is in serious condition after a house fire in St. Paul Monday night. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, crews responded to a call shortly after 11 p.m. of a fire at a duplex in the 840 block of Sherburne Avenue.

05/19/2015

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Memorial Day Weekend Brings Campfire Safety Reminder

Jessica Patterson can’t hide the evidence of a campfire incident that wend terribly wrong. Back in November of 2009, she and a friend were burning up some cardboard boxes before they planned to see a movie.

05/18/2015

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Burning Restrictions Lifted In Minnesota

Due to green-up and recent rains, fire danger in Minnesota is now low.

05/14/2015

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Officials: 2 Women Die In Hog Barn Fire

Officials in southwestern Minnesota say two women died Monday morning when flames engulfed a hog barn.

05/11/2015

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2 Adults, 3 Children Displaced After North Mpls. House Fire

Investigators are trying to find out what started a fire at a home in north Minneapolis Friday morning.

05/08/2015

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Firefighters Rescue Woman From Burning Apartment

Firefighters in Duluth rescued a woman from her burning apartment.

Authorities say heavy fire broke out on the second and third levels of the three-story buildin Thursday afternoon. Firefighters found a woman whose exit was blocked by falling burning debris. They were able to help the woman out of the building. She was treated at the scene by paramedics.

05/01/2015

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NE Mpls. House Damaged After Early Morning Fire

Crews are cleaning up after a fire in northeast Minneapolis overnight. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, firefighters responded to a call around 3:30 a.m. of a house fire in the 600 block of 24th Avenue.

05/01/2015

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Several Crews Battling Fire At Western MN Pork Plant

Crews from at least five fire departments are on the scene of a fire at a pork production plant in western Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.

04/29/2015

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Fire Burns Tank At Superior, Wis. Refinery

Authorities say an explosion and fire at a Superior oil refinery poses no danger to the public. Superior Fire Chief Steve Panger says the explosion happened in an empty asphalt tank at the Calumet Oil Refinery just before 3:30 p.m.

04/28/2015

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Crews Knock Down Northern Minn. Grain Elevator Fire

Fire crews in northwestern Minnesota worked overnight and into Tuesday morning battling flames in an old grain elevator.

04/28/2015

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This Week’s Weather Making For High Fire Danger

State officials say the week’s forecast of dry and warm weather means that Minnesota will be at risk of high fire danger.

04/27/2015

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No Injuries In St. Paul Duplex Fire That Displaced 15

Eastern Minnesota authorities say no one was injured in a duplex fire that displaced 15 people over the weekend. The St. Paul Fire Department says the Sunday blaze started after oil was left cooking on a hot stove.

04/27/2015

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Fire Destroys Eagan Home

No one is hurt after a big house fire in the south metro. Police say the fire broke out on the 1500 block of Skyline Trail in Eagan sometime after 8 p.m. Smoke could be seen as far as six miles away. A man and two kids in the home smelled smoke and got out safely.

04/23/2015

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Crews Fight Fire At Bloomington Condo

Crews in Bloomington have been working to put out a fire that began early Monday morning. According to officials, the fire began shortly after 6 a.m. at a condo in the 8700 block of Aldrich Avenue South.

04/20/2015

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Grass Fire Gets Dangerously Close To Hugo School, Homes

A grass fire northeast of the Twin Cities came dangerously close to houses and a school Thursday afternoon. Blackened grass now sits just across the sidewalk outside of Oneka Elementary School in Hugo.

04/16/2015

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After West Broadway Fire, The Question Is: ‘What’s Next?’

Investigators have yet to fin what sparked a fire that damaged five historic buildings in north Minneapolis.

04/16/2015

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Driver’s Cigarette Butt Lights Car, Grass On Fire

A driver trying to toss a cigarette butt out her open window ended up burning her car down to wreckage and starting a grass fire that burned through two acres of land.

04/15/2015

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Fire Destroys Greenhouse, Damages Two Other Businesses

More than 150 firefighters from more than a dozen north metro departments responded Wednesday morning to battle a massive fire near Forest Lake that destroyed a greenhouse and damaged two other businesses.

04/15/2015

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5 Businesses Lost In 3-Alarm North Minneapolis Fire

Crews responded to a fire in North Minneapolis Wednesday morning. Few details were immediately available, but the fire was reportedly at Dupont Avenue North and Broadway Avenue North.

04/15/2015

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Police: Some Evidence Files Damaged In Mpls. City Hall Fire

The Minneapolis Police Department has closed its Property Room after a fire in Minneapolis City Hall’s sub-basement early Monday morning.

04/13/2015

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Fire At Waite Park Business Under Investigation

Officials in Waite Park are investigating the cause of an early Sunday morning fire at a granite-crushing company.

04/12/2015

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