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Weekend Fire In Mpls. Now Believed To Be Arson

Minneapolis fire officials now believe someone intentionally set a weekend fire at an abandoned house. It happened early Sunday morning at 2508 Humboldt Avenue North. The house sustained extensive damage, but there were no injuries.

09/10/2014

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1 Killed In Fairmont House Fire

One person was killed early Sunday morning in a Fairmont, Minn. house fire. According to the Fairmont Police Department, at 3:47 a.m. officials responded to a call of a residential house fire in the 300 block of N. Elm Street.

09/07/2014

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Fire Destroys Half Of Dorset’s Restaurants

Two of the four restaurants in Dorset — a town of just 22 people in northern Minnesota — were reportedly damaged by fire overnight as severe storms rolled through the area. The general manager of the Dorset House restaurant said that she had been informed that the restaurant was consumed by flames, but hadn’t been there to see the damage herself yet. Witnesses said that the neighboring Compañeros was also damaged by fire.

09/04/2014

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Fire Guts Winona Gymnastics Facility

Fire ripped through a gymnastics training facility on Thursday in downtown Winona. Flames were coming through the roof of KidSport Gymnastics around noon. It was the former YWCA building.

09/04/2014

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61-Year-Old Woman Severely Burned In Sherburne Co. Fire

A 61-year-old woman is in the hospital with severe burns after a house fire in Sherburne County Monday. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded at 3:31 p.m. to the residential fire at 16098 57th Street SE in Santiago Township. When deputies arrived, they found the home on fire with flames coming out of the roof.

08/26/2014

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Historic Duluth Landmark Damaged In Fire

Authorities are investigating after a historic Duluth landmark was damaged by a fire. Crews were called to the Oliver G. Traphagen House early Monday to find two stories of the mansion on fire.

08/19/2014

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Arson Suspected In Plymouth Creek Playground Fire; $200K Loss Estimated

Plymouth city officials say a fire – suspected as arson – caused an estimated $200,000 in damages to a playground early Friday morning.

08/15/2014

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Multiple Cities Fight Long Prairie Salvage Yard Fire

Firefighters from several departments responded to a fire at a salvage yard in Long Prairie, Minn. Friday morning, according to city officials. The city says workers at Hwy 27 Auto Salvage were cutting off a fuel tank from a vehicle when it ignited at about 10:50 a.m.

08/15/2014

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Gender Determined Of Burned Body Found Near Dumpster

Minneapolis Police are a step closer to identifying a badly-burned body found Thursday evening near a dumpster on the city’s south side. Police say the victim is male, but they’ll likely have to rely on dental records to fully identify the victim.

08/09/2014

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Brooklyn Center Home Destroyed By Fire

A fast moving fire destroyed a Brooklyn Center home Saturday morning. Firefighters were called just before 10 a.m. to a house on 3800 block of 56th Avenue. Crews had to stay for several hours to put out all the hot spots

08/09/2014

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No One Injured In Fire Near St. Paul Courthouse

A street in downtown St. Paul, Minn. was closed off for at least an hour Friday afternoon after a fire broke out near the courthouse. Around 1 p.m. firefighters responded to a call for a fire at the Pioneer Endicott Building at 4th Street and Robert Street in downtown St. Paul.

08/01/2014

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Good Samaritan Rescues Mother, Infant From St. Paul Blaze

A Good Samaritan saved a mother and child from a raging house fire in St. Paul Monday night, and investigators believe it was a clear case of arson. Rick Johann was able to rescue the woman and her 7-month-old infant girl through a window.

07/29/2014

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Woman, Baby Safe After St. Paul House Fire

A couple out for a walk saved a woman and her baby trapped by a fire in St. Paul, Minn. Monday night. The fire was on the 1200 block of Albemarle Street in St. Paul. Investigators say the cause was arson.

07/28/2014

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House Fire Breaks Out In N. Mpls.

A fire broke out in a Minneapolis home late Wednesday evening. According to Minneapolis officials, a home at 42nd Street and Thomas Avenue North caught fire around 11 p.m.

07/24/2014

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Fire That Damaged Duluth Park Appears Intentional

Duluth fire officials say a fire that caused about $75,000 in damage to a park building and portable toilet appears to have been intentionally set. The fire was reported early Sunday, just after midnight. A caller reported that a portable toilet in Lincoln Park was on fire.

07/20/2014

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