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Girl Found Dead After Hay Bale Fire

A 10-year-old girl has been found dead after a hay bale fire Thursday night in southwestern Minnesota. The fired happened at a farm west of Adrian, Minn., around 7 p.m. Once the fire was out, firefighters took apart the round hay bales and found Perry Heideman’s body lying among them.

04/11/2014

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St. Paul Auto Shop Damaged In Fire

There were no serious injuries but a St. Paul auto body shop suffered significant damage in a fire early Thursday morning. Crews were called to Milan’s Motors on the 700 block of University Avenue West at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

04/10/2014

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Ex-Lawyer Accused Of Setting Girlfriend On Fire

Charges against David John Gherity were dismissed on June 16. According to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, further investigations “determined that Gherity has a substantiated alibi at the time this incident occurred. The matter remains under investigation at this time.”

04/07/2014

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7 Displaced After House Fire In Minneapolis

Authorities said as many as seven people are displaced from two homes after a fire in southeast Minneapolis early Thursday morning.

04/03/2014

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Police, Fire Crews Respond To April Fools’ Prank

Criminal charges could be filed after an April Fools’ Day prank led to a response from the Hopkins police and fire departments. According to officers, an unnamed 18-year-old texted his mother on Tuesday telling her that the kitchen in their house was on fire and he was evacuating.

04/02/2014

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Officials: 1 Hospitalized After St. Louis Park House Fire

A woman was brought to a hospital Monday night after escaping a house fire in the west metro.

03/31/2014

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Man, 25, Dies After St. Paul House Fire

A 25-year-old man who was rescued from a fast-moving fire in a St. Paul home Saturday morning has died from his injuries. Firefighters received report of a fire on the 1400 block of Van Buren Avenue in the Frogtown neighborhood just before 6 a.m., according to St. Paul Fire Marshall Steve Zaccard. Crews arrived within minutes, but the fire had already done extensive damage to the second floor.

03/30/2014

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Fire Claims Former Iowa Department Store Building

A massive fire swept through a more than century-old building that was being renovated in downtown Des Moines early Saturday morning, causing its upper floors to collapse and authorities to close down numerous streets. No one was injured, but Assistant City Manager Matt Anderson told the Des Moines Register that the former Younkers department store building, which dates to 1899, cannot be salvaged and will have to be demolished.

03/29/2014

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Animal Shelter Director Struggling After Losing Home, Cats To Fire

The director of a Minnesota animal rescue is trying to get back on her feet after she lost her home, and some animals, in a massive fire.

03/25/2014

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Mpls. Community Helps Family Affected By Valentine’s Day Fire

A Minneapolis mother who lost nearly everything she owned in a deadly fire on Valentine’s Day is getting back on her feet thanks to the community. The Valentine’s Day blaze destroyed Latonya Garret’s apartment, and killed five children in the apartment above it.

03/22/2014

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Man Dies After Apartment Fire In Roseville

A man has died after a fire broke out in his apartment around dinner time Saturday evening. The Roseville Fire Department was called at 6 p.m. to the 2200of Pascal Street North in Roseville, according to Sgt. Matt Brake.

03/22/2014

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Fire Destroys Million-Dollar Home In Orono

A million dollar home on Lake Minnetonka burned to the ground Thursday morning. The fire started around 9:30 a.m. at a home on Old Beach Road in Orono, Minn.

03/20/2014

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Elderly Man Found Dead After Motel Fire In Chanhassen

Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of an overnight motel fire in Chanhassen, Minn. that claimed the life of one man.

03/17/2014

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Minnesota Ethanol Plant Restarts After Fire

A Fergus Falls ethanol plant has resumed producing ethanol after a fire last week. Green Plains Otter Tail, a subsidiary of Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc., began producing ethanol Sunday.

03/17/2014

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Fire Damages Bowling Alley In Little Canada

Authorities said there were no injuries but a bowling alley in the north Twin Cities metro suffered significant damage in a fire Monday morning. Crews were called to Saxon Lanes in Little Canada early Monday on a report of a fire.

03/17/2014

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