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.
A 55-year-old Andover man who was allegedly set on fire by his roommate has died from his injuries, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday. On Tuesday, officers were called to the 1300 block of 137th Lane NW in Anoka County at about 9:40 p.m. on a possible house fire.
A 29-year-old Andover man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly setting another man on fire inside a home over a dispute, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.
Wheel Fun Rentals set up a temporary table and cash register near the falls so they could still do business. “There’s a lot of memories in that small shack,” manager Will Goodnow said. Employees found just a shell of a shack Monday morning. “It’s just a small business trying to make its way, trying to grow and someone’s trying to get in the way of that,” Goodnow said.
All charges have been dismissed for a 61-year-old former lawyer accused of setting his girlfriend on fire earlier this year.
The cause of fire at Roosevelt School in St. Cloud, Minn. on Saturday has been linked to lightning. According to the St. Cloud Fire Department, officials responded to an automatic alarm around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14.
Authorities said a fire that likely started after a lightning strike at a St. Cloud childhood center Saturday night has left the building a total loss. Crews were called at about midnight to the Roosevelt Early Childhood Center on the 3000 block of Third St. N. in St. Cloud on a report of a fire.
A farmer in Corcoran, Minn. lost his dairy barn in a fire early Saturday morning. Fire officials received report of the blaze just after 10 p.m. Friday night when a passerby noticed flames coming from the dairy barn.
Authorities said the cause of a fire that destroyed a bar at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake last December is undetermined.
Investigators have not been able to determine what caused a Valentine’s Day fire that killed five children in a north Minneapolis duplex. A report by the State Fire Marshal Division says the fire started on the second level, but a cause could not be determined.
Fire crews battled a three-alarm fire at an apartment complex on the 5500 block of Brookdale Drive early Friday morning. The fire started on the second floor of the Moonraker Apartments complex and spread upstairs to the third.
An elderly man who was injured in a fire earlier this month died Thursday afternoon. According to Hennepin County Medical Center, Myron Eugene Pigman, 80, died from burn injuries he sustained during a fire a week earlier. The fire happened on May 17 in the 8300 block of 460th Avenue in Lakefield, Minn.
The firefighters and medics who rescued a father and son from a burning St. Paul apartment were honored on Wednesday.
An early morning fire in Lakeland, Minn. has left one person dead. Crews were called to the 1200 block of Rivercrest Road just before 2 a.m., according to the Washington County Sheriff’s office.
More than two months after St. Paul firefighters pulled a girl from a burning home, she got a chance to say thank you. Late Monday afternoon, the child and her rescuers were brought together at an awards ceremony.