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.
Investigators have yet to fin what sparked a fire that damaged five historic buildings in north Minneapolis.
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.
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.
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.
The Minneapolis Police Department has closed its Property Room after a fire in Minneapolis City Hall’s sub-basement early Monday morning.
Officials in Waite Park are investigating the cause of an early Sunday morning fire at a granite-crushing company.
Officials in Eagan say no one was injured when a house caught fire early Sunday morning. City officials said fire crews and police responded to the fire on 1984 Chipmunk Court just before 3 a.m. The fire started on home’s deck, traveling up the siding and entered the home.
Spring burning restrictions will be extended to the northeastern Minnesota counties of Lake, Cook and St. Louis on Wednesday, the Department of Natural Resources says.
An early morning garage fire spread throughout a Roseville home early Tuesday morning, fire officials said. According to officials, firefighters received a call just after 2 a.m. of a fire in the 2200 block of Marion Road.
Fire officials are investigating after an a fire broke out in a St. Paul home early Monday morning. According to officials, the St. Paul Fire Department received a call around 1:15 a.m. of a house fire in the 300 block of King Street West.
A firefighter suffered a minor injury and a family is without a home after a fire in Maple Grove early Sunday morning. Crews were called to Willowby Crossing around 6 a.m. after a neighbor initially reported an explosion.
Two families are sorting through soot after fire burned their homes to the ground. Wednesday’s powerful winds and record heat fueled a fire through an Otsego development. Smoke filled the area as the fast-moving fire jumped from house to house.
Dozens of firefighters spent the night battling a fire in Shakopee. The fire was in a commercial building on County Road 101 that houses four businesses.
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.
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.
A Minneapolis high school will reopen Friday after closing due to an electrical fire. Patrick Henry High School canceled classes and all after school activities Thursday after an electrical fire caused damage to parts of the building.
Officials in Minneapolis say an apartment fire Thursday morning has left one person dead, marking the fourth fire fatality in the city this year.
Classes have been canceled at a Minneapolis high school after a fire broke out overnight, according to Minneapolis Public Schools. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews responded to a call just after 2 a.m. Thursday of a fire at Patrick Henry High School.
A mobile home in Lake Elmo has been destroyed after a fire broke out late Tuesday evening. Officials said the fire department received a call from a neighbor around 11:30 p.m. of a fire at a house in Cimarron Park.
This year’s early warm weather is creating perfect conditions for wildfires, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The DNR predicts Minnesota will see more fires than average during the spring season.
One Xcel Energy employee has been injured and 50 evacuated after a fire at the Black Dog Generating Station in Burnsville Monday morning, according to Xcel Energy.
An Eagan firefighter was injured during an overnight fire. The fire started at a home on the 4300 block of Woodgate Lane just after 10 p.m. Saturday. When first responders arrived to the home, flames were shooting from the front of the single-family home.
Fire officials in St. Paul say crews knocked down a fire Tuesday morning at a waste treatment plant, part of which is in the process of being demolished.
A small northern Minnesota town may soon have to change their slogan as the “Restaurant Capital of the World.” The two Dorset, Minnesota restaurants that were destroyed in a fire last September will not be rebuilt.