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1 Year On, Some Victims Of Mpls. Apt. Explosion Still Homeless

The cause of a deadly New Year’s Day fire in Minneapolis remains a mystery one year later. Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured when the explosion and fire ripped through an apartment building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.

01/01/2015

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6 Displaced By Duplex Fire In North Minneapolis

Three adults and three children are now counting on the Red Cross to help them find shelter after their north Minneapolis home was damaged by fire Thursday morning.

01/01/2015

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Firefighters Tackle Christmas Garage Fire in Blaine

Firefighters spent part of their Christmas battling a fire in Blaine.

12/25/2014

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1 Dog Dead, 3 Cats Rescued From S. Minneapolis House Fire

Firefighters rescued three family pets from a house fire in South Minneapolis Wednesday night.

12/24/2014

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Man Dies In Duluth Apartment Tower Fire

A fire in a Duluth apartment tower has left one man dead. Firefighters were called to the fire on the 13th floor of the Tri-Towers apartment complex about 4:45 p.m. Saturday.

12/21/2014

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Fire Destroys East Bethel Home

An East Bethel home is in ruins after it caught fire Saturday night. Officials say firefighters were called to the home at around 10:30 p.m. following a report of an explosion in the home’s attached garage.

12/21/2014

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Rural Vet Clinic In Peril After Fire

A western Minnesota town is rallying behind a veterinarian after she lost nearly everything in a fire. Back in June, a fire destroyed the Appleton Veterinary Clinic. A puppy was trapped inside and also died. Veterinarian Rachel Bakeberg also lost thousands of dollars in medical equipment.

12/15/2014

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St. Paul Man Charged In Church Arson

A 27-year-old man was charged Monday with two counts of arson in connection with a fire set at a St. Paul church. Gregory Louis Knox, of St. Paul, is accused of starting a fire at Saint Mark Lutheran Church at 550 West 7th Street on the morning of Dec. 12. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, investigators say two fires were set in the church: one in a break room garbage can, and another in the file cabinet in the pastor’s office.

12/15/2014

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Firefighter Injured Battling Golden Valley House Fire

A Golden Valley firefighter is recovering from minor injuries after responding to a fire that destroyed a home. The flames ignited around 4:30 a.m. Sunday on Parkview Terrace in Golden Valley. Crews remained on scene for several hours putting out the flames and preventing flare-ups.

12/14/2014

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Three Chaska Families Lose Everything In Apartment Fire

A fire burned through a two-story house in Chaska, charring the upstairs black and shooting flames above the roof.

12/12/2014

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2 Siblings Dead In Cass County Mobile Home Fire

The two victims who died in a mobile home fire in Northern Minnesota Saturday have been identified as April Saunders, 23, and her brother Markus Saunders, 21, both of Cohasset, Minnesota.

12/08/2014

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2 Dead In Northern Minnesota Mobile Home Fire

Authorities in northern Minnesota say a man and a woman are dead after a mobile home fire in rural Deer River. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch says the fire was reported to his office at 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

12/07/2014

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Fire Destroys Crosslake Resort Cabins

A fire has destroyed two cabins at a Crosslake resort.

11/30/2014

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3 Injured In Hibbing Apartment Fire

Three people were injured after a fire in Hibbing Thursday afternoon. According to fire officials, the fire broke out in an apartment building around 2:30 p.m.

11/28/2014

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Fire In Eden Prairie Damages Home, No Injuries

Crews in Eden Prairie spent this chilly Thanksgiving putting out a fire. The fire broke out Thursday afternoon in a duplex on Belvedere Drive and Pioneer Trail. It destroyed the left side of the duplex.

11/27/2014

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Fire Destroys Home In Rogers

Fire destroyed a home in Rogers Wednesday night, but spared the business next door. The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. at the corner of Main Street and 129th Avenue North, and engulfed the house.

11/27/2014

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Safety Officials Warn Of Holiday Fire Danger

Minnesota safety officials say the holiday season can be a deadly time for home fires. Last year, November and December were the deadliest months of 2013 with 14 fire deaths in Minnesota.

11/27/2014

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Fire That Sent 3 To Hospital Under Investigation

An investigation is underway in St. Cloud after a fire sent three people to the hospital. The fire happened around 5 p.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of 1st Street North.

11/23/2014

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Fridley Apartment Building Fire Put Out By Stovetop Extinguisher

A Fridley kitchen fire caused about $2,000 in property damage Thursday before being put out by a stovetop extinguisher.

11/21/2014

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Arson Squad Investigating String Of Fires In South Mpls.

The Minneapolis arson squad is investigating five fires started in cars or garages on the city’s south side since late last month.

11/19/2014

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Fire At La Crosse Fuels Plant Extinguished

Firefighters in La Crosse have contained a blaze that erupted from an explosion at a fuels plant. Officials say the explosion and fire erupted in an above-ground tank containing an unknown amount of diesel fuel and asphalt at Midwest Fuels Wednesday about 7 a.m.

11/19/2014

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Police Seeking Suspect After String Of Arsons In Mpls

Police are asking for the public’s help to find an arsonist in Minneapolis. According to Minneapolis Police, five fires have been intentionally set in the Phillips neighborhood since Oct. 30, with the most recent occuring on Monday.

11/18/2014

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Police: Mother, 6-Month-Old In Hospital After Mobile Home Fire

A 19-year-old mother and her 6-month-old child are in the hospital after a fire erupted in a mobile home Thursday morning, police said. According to the city of St. James, Watonwan County Dispatch received a call around 7:37 a.m. Thursday of a mobile home on fire at 50 block of 3rd Avenue North.

11/13/2014

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St. Paul Bar Badly Damaged In Fire, No Injuries

Authorities say there were no injuries but a bar just outside downtown St. Paul was badly damaged in a fire early Wednesday morning. Fire crews were called to Schroeder’s Bar at 605 Front Avenue at about 2:15 a.m. on a report of fire.

11/12/2014

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What Type Of Smoke Alarm Is Best For Your Home?

Smoke alarms are by far the most effective way to get your family out safely when there’s a fire. Still, statistics show one out of every four people who die in a house fire have a working smoke alarm in the home at the time. We went to one of the leading experts in Minnesota, Jamie Novak, to put alarms to the test.

11/11/2014

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