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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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Person Dies After Being Pulled From North Minneapolis Home

For the second time on Saturday, Minneapolis firefighters rescued a person from a burning building.

01/03/2015

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Crews Battle 2-Alarm Structure Fire In Mpls.

A structure fire broke out near north Minneapolis Saturday morning, according to fire officials. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews responded to the report of a structure fire shortly after 7 a.m. in the 1500 block of West Broadway.

01/03/2015

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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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