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Grass Fire Gets Dangerously Close To Hugo School, Homes

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.

04/16/2015

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After West Broadway Fire, The Question Is: ‘What’s Next?’

Investigators have yet to fin what sparked a fire that damaged five historic buildings in north Minneapolis.

04/16/2015

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Driver’s Cigarette Butt Lights Car, Grass On Fire

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.

04/15/2015

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Fire Destroys Greenhouse, Damages Two Other Businesses

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.

04/15/2015

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5 Businesses Lost In 3-Alarm North Minneapolis Fire

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.

04/15/2015

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Police: Some Evidence Files Damaged In Mpls. City Hall Fire

The Minneapolis Police Department has closed its Property Room after a fire in Minneapolis City Hall’s sub-basement early Monday morning.

04/13/2015

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Fire At Waite Park Business Under Investigation

Officials in Waite Park are investigating the cause of an early Sunday morning fire at a granite-crushing company.

04/12/2015

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Officials: No One Hurt In Eagan House Fire

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.

04/12/2015

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Burning Restrictions Extending To NE Minnesota

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.

04/07/2015

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Overnight Fire Damages Roseville Home

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.

04/07/2015

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St. Paul Fire Department Investigating After Overnight Fire

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.

04/06/2015

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Firefighter Injured, Home Destroyed In Maple Grove Fire

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.

04/05/2015

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2 Otsego Families Lose Everything In Wind-Fueled Fire

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.

04/02/2015

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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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