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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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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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