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Seven Departments Respond To Shakopee Building Fire

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.

03/29/2015

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Woodbury Senior Care Facility Fire

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.

03/27/2015

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1 Dead In St. Louis County Fire

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.

03/26/2015

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Patrick Henry High School Reopens After Fire

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.

03/20/2015

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1 Dead After Mpls. Apartment Fire

Officials in Minneapolis say an apartment fire Thursday morning has left one person dead, marking the fourth fire fatality in the city this year.

03/19/2015

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Patrick Henry High School Cancels Classes After Overnight Fire

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.

03/19/2015

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Fire Destroys Lake Elmo Mobile Home

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.

03/18/2015

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DNR: Early Warm, Dry Weather Likely Means Early Fire Season

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.

03/16/2015

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1 Injured In Black Dog Power Plant Fire In Burnsville

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.

03/16/2015

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Firefighter Recovering Following Eagan House Fire

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.

03/15/2015

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Crews Knock Down Fire At St. Paul Waste Treatment Plant

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.

03/10/2015

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Dorset Restaurants Destroyed By Fire Won’t Be Rebuilt

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.

03/10/2015

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No One Hurt In Cambridge Structure Fire

No one was hurt after a fire broke out in a Cambridge building early Tuesday morning. According to the city of Cambridge, around 1:35 a.m. the Cambridge Fire Department received a call reporting flames from windows at a building in the 100 block of Main Street South.

03/10/2015

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Sheriff: Human Remains Found After Finlayson Fire

The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says human remains have been found after a trailer home fire in Finlayson Saturday.

03/09/2015

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Warehouse Destroyed In Mpls. Lumberyard Fire

Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire at a Minneapolis lumber yard. The three-alarm blaze destroyed a building at Shaw Stewart Lumber on Johnson Street Northeast.

03/08/2015

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Big Lake Home Destroyed by Fire

A raging fire destroyed a home in Big Lake Saturday. The sister of the homeowner told WCCO that no one was at the residence on the 19000 block of County Road 14 at the time of the fire. The family’s pets were also not harmed.

03/07/2015

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Bill Seeks To Protect Firefighters From Chemicals Linked To Cancer

A bill to better protect Minnesota’s firefighters from an invisible danger has been introduced at the state Capitol. The proposal would ban cancer-causing chemicals from furniture and children’s products.

03/03/2015

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Former Potlatch Plant On Fire Near Cook

A large fire started Tuesday at the site of the former Potlatch Plant near Cook, Minnesota.

03/03/2015

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Eagan Motel Fire Forces Two Dozen Guests To Evacuate

Crews found heavy smoke and flames when they arrived to the Budget Host Inn on MN 55 around 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning. The damage was kept to one motel room, but 25 guests had to leave the building.

02/28/2015

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1 Hurt In Minnetonka House Fire

One person was hurt after a house fire in Minnetonka early Saturday morning. Crews were called to the fire on the 5500 block of Eden Prairie Road just after 2:30 a.m.

02/28/2015

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3 Dogs Perish In Crystal House Fire

Three dogs died Thursday afternoon in a Crystal, Minnesota, house fire.

02/26/2015

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4 Things To Know: Feb. 26, 2015

Here’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Thursday, Feb. 26. First, firefighters battled an intense fire overnight in south Minneapolis in frigid temps. The fire was along the 3700 block of Park Avenue South.

02/26/2015

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1 Firefighter Injured After Overnight Fire In Minneapolis

A massive fire broke out overnight in Minneapolis Thursday. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, around 1:30 a.m. crews responded to a call of a fire in the 3700 block of Park Avenue South.

02/26/2015

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Woman Seriously Hurt In Blaine House Fire

Fire officials in the north metro say a woman suffered serious injuries Tuesday night after a home she was in became engulfed in flames.

02/25/2015

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Cigarette Found To Be Cause Of North Mankato House Fire

No one was injured after a house fire in North Mankato Tuesday evening. According to the North Mankato Police Department, around 9:35 p.m. an officer was out on patrol when they discovered a house fire in the 1200 block of Lake Street.

02/25/2015

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