4 Things To Know: Firefighter's Funeral, Chipotle Hirings & moreFrom the funeral for fallen firefighter to a major event expected at Apple Wednesday, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Sept. 9.
Firefighter Injured In Mpls. Hit-And-Run Rollover CrashA firefighter was injured in a hit-and-run rollover crash Wednesday afternoon in northeast Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department says the accident happened near East River Road and Marshall Street Northeast.
Firefighter Injured, Home Destroyed In Maple Grove FireA firefighter suffered a minor injury and a family is without a home after a fire in Maple Grove early Sunday morning. Crews were called to Willowby Crossing around 6 a.m. after a neighbor initially reported an explosion.
Windy, Dry Conditions Challenge Firefighters For 2nd DayHigh winds and dry conditions made for a challenging past couple days for Minnesota firefighters. The Isanti Fire District says crews battled blazes in Bradford and Athens townships in Isanti County Thursday.
Rice Lake Township Firefighter Died From Unknown IllnessOfficials say a veteran firefighter died from an unknown illness while on a medical-emergency call north of Duluth. According to the Minnesota State Fire Department Association, 57-year-old Randy Hiti of the Rice Lake Fire Department was responding to a call Wednesday night when he suffered a medical episode at his home.
Duluth Firefighter Charged With Sexually Assaulting InfantA 32-year-old Duluth firefighter is facing four criminal charges after police say they found child pornography on his electronic devices. Caleb Stuart Lofald of Hermantown is charged with felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct, felony possession of pictorial representation of minors, felony interference with privacy against a minor under 18 and misdemeanor interference with privacy.
Firefighter Injured Battling Golden Valley House FireA 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.
Mayer Family Celebrates Century Of Firefighting ServiceThey're a family of entrepreneurs, but their real passion is fighting fires. Together one Mayer family is celebrating a century of service to their local fire department.
White Bear Lake Firefighter Reaches Goal Of Filling U-Haul With DonationsA White Bear Lake firefighter who vowed to camp out until a U-Haul was completely filled with donations for the area food shelf has reached his goal – all before Sunday football. On Friday, firefighter Jeff Loeks said he wouldn't leave downtown White Bear Lake until the U-Haul was filled with donations intended for the White Bear Area Food Shelf.
Firefighter Prepared To Sleep In Streets For Food Shelf DonationsA Twin Cities fire fighter is preparing for a very uncomfortable few days in the name of charity.
St. Paul Gets Its First Hmong FirefighterSt. Paul, which has one of the largest concentrations of Hmong people living in the United States, is finally getting its first Hmong firefighter. Tou Lo graduates Friday from the St. Paul fire academy. He said that his career path was inspired by a documentary about New York City firefighters responding to the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Body Of 2nd Child Found In Lucan Farmhouse FireA 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.