A barn was destroyed by a three-alarm fire Saturday evening in Belle Plaine. According to the Scott County Dispatch, the fire was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. on a farm on Meridian Circle. When crews arrived, a large barn was fully engulfed in flames. Several fire departments – including those of Belle Plaine, Sibley, Henderson, Le Sueur and Jordan – responded the blaze.
A family in western Minnesota is dealing with a tragic loss. The bodies of two of their children, who were unaccounted for after a fire started in their home, have been recovered.
Fire crews responded to a large apartment fire that evacuated a complex in Elk River on Thursday morning. According to the Elk River Police and Fire Departments, the blaze happened at the apartment building on the 300 block of Evans Avenue.
Two children are still unaccounted for following a residential fire in rural Lucan Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
Authorities said there were no injuries but a hotel in the south Twin Cities metro suffered significant damage in a fire early Wednesday. Crews were called to the Travelodge Hotel on the 10000 block of Aldrich Avenue South in Burnsville at about 12:30 a.m. on a report of a fire.
The St. Paul Fire Department has identified the victim and determined his cause of death in an apartment fire Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities responded to a fire in the roof of a construction area adjacent to the Macy’s store at Ridgedale Mall in Minnetonka. Fire crews responded to the call at about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.
One man is dead in an early morning house fire, according to authorities. Crews were called to the 700 block of North Lexington, in St. Paul, just after 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning.
A duplex fire on the 600 block of Charles Avenue in St. Paul appears to have started at a nearby chicken coop, according to authorities. Fire officials were called to the fire around 9:40 a.m. Sunday, just in time to keep the fire from spreading.
A couple escaped from a house fire in in Carver County Wednesday morning, but their two pets were killed in the blaze. Firefighters were called to 4000 Leslee Curve near Chanhassen just before 5 a.m. Crews were able to extinguish the flames, but not before the home was completely gutted.
Overnight, firefighters from several communities helped put out a fire in Deephaven. A fire alarm alerted them to the burning home on Lakeview Drive.
Two people are dead after fire swept through their rural Isanti county home. The fire was discovered shortly before noon on Thursday near the town of Braham, and the names of the deceased will be released once family has been notified.
A Litchfield school bus driver who transports 45 kids to school each day says there were signs of trouble before an explosion engulfed her bus in flames. Part-time driver and full-time mother Roxanne Godejahn thought she was being tricked at first that Halloween.
At a vacant house in Center City, firefighters hustle about to place mannequins and tiny cameras. What they’re setting up has all the realism of a Hollywood set.
An astounding work of documentary film making, Let The Fire Burn uses only archival footage to tell the devastating story of Philadelphia’s 1985 police raid fiasco, which turned a working-class neighborhood into a fiery war zone, a living hell that claimed 11 lives, including those of five children.