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Fire Breaks Out At Downtown St. Paul Restaurant

A two-alarm fire broke out at a restaurant in downtown St. Paul Wednesday afternoon. The fire broke out around 2:15 p.m. at American Burger Bar at 344 North Wabasha.

9 hours ago

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Resident, Firefighter Injured In Mpls. Apartment Fire

Officials say two people suffered injuries Sunday after a fire started in a Minneapolis apartment building.

10/19/2014

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At Least Three Buildings Destroyed In North Mpls. Fire

Minneapolis firefighters spent hours Saturday night battling a multi-building fire on the city’s north side. The Minneapolis Fire Department says crews responded to the fire on the corner of Freemont and Lowry avenues just before 10 p.m.

10/19/2014

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Tossed-Out Cigarette Appears To Be Cause Of NE Mpls. House Fire

Everyone safely escaped a house fire in northeast Minneapolis Sunday thanks to an alert neighbor. Just before 3 p.m. Sunday, flames started shooting from the back of this home on Taylor Street NE.

10/12/2014

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Small Fire Forces Evacuation At Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

Authorities say a small fire forced a brief evacuation of part of a concourse at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Monday morning. Crews were called to an area near Gate 6 on the G Concourse at the airport at about 5 a.m. after a smoke detector and sprinklers went off.

10/06/2014

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Man Arrested In Connection With Human Remains Found Near Sleepy Eye

A Springfield, Minn. man was arrested in connection with the Sleepy Eye car accident that led to the discovery of human remains last month. Twenty-six year old Miguel Angel Vazquez, of Springfield, Minn., was arrested on charges of second degree murder.

10/03/2014

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$5K Reward Offered For Information On Plymouth Playground Fire

A reward has been offered for information leading to the person, or persons, involved in a fire at a Plymouth playground earlier this year. The Minnesota Arson Reward Project is offering $5,000 for any information regarding the fire at Plymouth Creek Park. According to Plymouth city officials, the suspected arson took place on Friday, Aug. 15 around 2:20 a.m. at 3625 Fernbrook Lane.

10/03/2014

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Few Flights Still Delayed At MSP After Ill. Air Traffic Facility Fire

The effects of an airport fire in Chicago Friday continued to be felt by passengers Saturday. More than 700 flights have been canceled at Chicago’s two international airports. Authorities say a contract employee started a fire in the basement of the Aurora control center.

09/27/2014

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Flights Cancelled At MSP After Ill. Air Traffic Facility Fire

All flights in and out of Chicago’s two airports were halted Friday after a fire at a suburban Illinois air traffic control facility sent delays and cancellations rippling through the nation’s air travel network. The incident was causing quite a headache for people trying to get to Chicago from Minneapolis.

09/26/2014

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Fire Destroys Becker, Minn., Trailer Business

Authorities are investigating after a fire started in a Becker, Minn., business Tuesday evening and totally destroyed the building.

09/24/2014

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Authorities Investigate After Body Found In Burning Car

The Steele County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found inside a burning vehicle over the weekend.

09/23/2014

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Fire Destroys Fridley Playground

Fridley Police are trying to figure out who started a fire at a playground. Crews were called on 3 p.m. Saturday to Hayes Elementary School, playground was fully engulfed in flames.

09/21/2014

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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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