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Roseville Fire Crews Respond To 2nd Early Morning Residential Fire In A Week

The Roseville Fire Department says firefighters responded to the second early morning residential fire in a week Wednesday morning.

01/28/2015

Bemidji House Explosion

1 Injured After House Explosion In Beltrami Co.

One person was injured after a house explosion in Beltrami County, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said around 5:35 p.m. Monday the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an explosion near Carr Lake Road Southwest in Grant Valley Township.

01/27/2015

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Roseville Apartment Fire Kills 2 Cats

The Roseville Fire Department says that two residents escaped an apartment fire Monday morning that caused an estimated $80,000 worth of damage to the building and killed two pets.

01/26/2015

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Vigil Held For Brooklyn Center Toddler Killed In Fire

A Brooklyn Center community is grieving the loss of a 2-year-old boy who was killed in a fire last week. Friends and family gathered for a vigil to remember Keoni Holt. Firefighters pulled the little boy from a burning apartment building on Jan. 16.

01/24/2015

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Woman Rescued From North Mpls. House Fire In Good Condition

The 49-year-old woman hospitalized over the weekend following a north Minneapolis house fire is now in good condition.

01/20/2015

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St. Paul Church Damaged By Arson Holds Fundraiser

members of a church in St. Paul are gathering Saturday night to rebuild after an arsonist destroyed part of it. Flames destroyed an addition to Saint Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church on Dec. 12, ruining some classrooms and offices. Gregory Louis Knox, 27, turned himself in to police hours after the fire.

01/17/2015

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Police: 2-Year-Old Pulled From Brooklyn Center Apt. Fire Dies

A 2-year-old child is dead after being pulled from a Brooklyn Center apartment fire late Friday morning, according to police.

01/16/2015

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Study: Workers Aren’t Prepared To Handle Oil Accident

A new report says Minnesota’s firefighters and first responders aren’t adequately prepared to handle an oil spill or fiery accident. Most local governments don’t have the equipment to respond to an oil accident, according to a Department of Public Safety report released this week. More than half of the workers surveyed said they need more training.

01/16/2015

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Man Jumps From Burning Building In Savage

A fire tore through a Twin Cities townhouse building Thursday morning, forcing a man to leap for his life. People could see the smoke for miles as the right half of the complex on West 144th Street burned.

01/15/2015

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1 Killed, Firefighter Injured In 2 Overnight Mpls. Fires

One person is dead and one firefighter suffered minor injuries in two separate fires in Minneapolis overnight. The two fires were also called in minutes apart, stretching the resources of the Minneapolis Fire Department. This is the second deadly fire in Minneapolis this year. Firefighters also had to battle with overnight temperatures that dipped well below zero.

01/13/2015

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Winter Season Brings Increased Risk Of House Fires

The weather may be above freezing, but we are still in the trenches of winter. With that, comes the increased risk of home fires. Last year, Red Cross workers responded to more than 700 house fires in Minnesota.

01/08/2015

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Spring Lake Park Duplex Fire Under Investigation

No one was hurt after a fire broke out in a Spring Lake Park duplex Thursday morning. According to the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department Chief, two smoke alarms were sounding when firefighters arrived at the duplex, located in the 600 block of 79th Avenue.

01/08/2015

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1 Hospitalized After Belle Plaine Fire

One man is in the hospital after firefighters pulled him from a burning home in Belle Plaine Thursday morning. Firefighters said that same man called them around 1:30 a.m. to say his house was on fire.

01/08/2015

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Crews Fight Cold While Battling White Bear Lake Fire

It was a tough morning for firefighters as they battled the cold and a fire. It happened on Hammond Road in White Bear Lake. A storage shed caught on fire, which created several challenges for crews.

01/07/2015

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Restaurant Destroyed By Fire In St. Louis Co.

A restaurant in northern Minnesota was destroyed after a fire broke out early Tuesday morning. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, around 6:40 a.m. crews responded to a structure fire at the Ashkanam Resort.

01/06/2015

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