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Fire That Damaged Duluth Park Appears Intentional

Duluth fire officials say a fire that caused about $75,000 in damage to a park building and portable toilet appears to have been intentionally set. The fire was reported early Sunday, just after midnight. A caller reported that a portable toilet in Lincoln Park was on fire.

07/20/2014

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States Send Firefighting Help To Washington

Minnesota is among states sending fire crews to the state of Washington to help with wildfires that have caused evacuations and are threatening hundreds of homes. The Minnesota Incident Command System will send 40 firefighters to the Chiwaukum Creek fire near Levenworth, Washington. They will be there for up to two weeks.

07/18/2014

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Cambridge Man Saves Resident From Trailer Home Inferno

The resident of a trailer home in Cambridge, Minn. was rescued from an inferno caused by exploding oxygen tanks Saturday morning. Cambridge Fire crews were called to the blaze just before 9 a.m. in a trailer home at 2235 Red Pine Dr. S.

07/12/2014

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Police: Woman Arrested For Arson After Stabbing

Brooklyn Park Police have arrested a woman for arson after initially responding to a reported stabbing. Police were called to the 6300 block of 84th Court North by a man who said a woman in the home had stabbed him.

07/12/2014

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Officials: House Fire In St. Cloud Caused By Bird’s Nest

St. Cloud fire officials determines the cause of a house fire the occurred at the beginning of the month to be a bird’s nest. According to officials, around 12:41 a.m. July 5, a fire broke out at a home in the 600 block of 7th Avenue North. The fire was later determined to be caused by an abandoned bird nest that was on top of a dual porch floodlight.

07/10/2014

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Used Fireworks Blamed For Fire That Destroyed ATV

Authorities in Stearns County say used fireworks may have sparked a fire that destroyed a trailer and all-terrain vehicle. No one was hurt. The sheriff’s office says the fire was reported late Friday night in North Branch.

07/05/2014

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Truck Damaged In Roseville Building Fire

A truck sustained considerable damage Friday after a fire at a Roseville industrial building. The fire broke out Friday afternoon inside a building that housed multiple businesses. Firefighters say the heat from the fire caused propane cylinders on a semi without a trailer to explode.

07/04/2014

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Fire Rips Through Historic Waterville Building

Fire crews responded to a multi-unit structure fire in downtown Waterville, Minn. Thursday morning. According to Waterville Fire Chief Chris Meskan, the structure affected is the Old Rogers Building, located on 128 3rd Street South.

07/03/2014

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North Mpls. House Fire Investigated As Arson

The Minneapolis Fire Department says a late Wednesday night house fire in north Minneapolis is being investigated as arson.

07/03/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 7-3-14

Miss something from Thursday’s show? Check out Dave’s Podcast Page.

07/03/2014

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6 Months Later, Cedar-Riverside Fire Victims Feel Forgotten

It was half a year ago Tuesday when a fire erupted through the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis. It was early New Year’s Day morning when an apartment building exploded into flames. Three lost their lives six months ago, but for others that day was only the beginning of the pain.

07/01/2014

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2 Families Safe After Church Catches Fire In Moorhead

Two families are safe after a church where they lived caught fire in Moorhead, Minn. early Monday morning. Firefighters were called around 5:30 a.m. to a fire at the Moorhead Baptist Church at 512 Highway 75 North. According to authorities, firefighters believe the fire started in the center of the building and moved into the attic space.

06/30/2014

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Man Arrested In Police Chase, SUV Fire Identified

A 51-year-old South Dakota man is custody after allegedly leading police on a chase that led to a SUV fire Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.

06/22/2014

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2 People Dead After Plane Crashes Into Sauk Rapids Home

Two people whose plane crashed into a Sauk Rapids, Minn. home Friday night have died. According to the incident report, Sauk Rapids police responded to a call about a plane crash around 8:26 p.m. in the 700 block of Garden Place. Two people were sightseeing in a small, single-engine private plane when the plane crashed into a residential home.

06/21/2014

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Fire In Minn. Church Reveals Exquisite Mural

A church fire in southwestern Minnesota revealed a surprise that members are now working to restore. Flames and plumes of smoke were pouring out of St. Gabriel’s Church in Fulda when firefighters arrived in April.

06/20/2014

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