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Bill: Extra $5 On Insurance Policies To Fund Police, Firefighter Pensions

Take a close look at your homeowner and auto insurance policies — the cost may be going up. Minnesota lawmakers are considering a bill to add a $5 surcharge on every policy in the state.

04/04/2013

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Firefighters Make Slithering Discovery In Fire: Snakes

Rochester firefighters may have channeled their inner Samuel L. Jackson while investigating an apartment fire and finding a few slithering victims.

03/12/2013

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Minneapolis Taking Applications For Firefighters

For the first time since 2006, the city of Minneapolis will take applications for new firefighters.

12/17/2012

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Firefighter Injured In NE Minneapolis Warehouse Blaze

Fire crews battled a large fire at a warehouse in northeast Minneapolis Friday morning. According to authorities, crews responded to the fire at Marshall Concrete Products at 2610 Marshall Street NE at approximately 7:25 a.m.

12/14/2012

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Police Pull Homeless Man’s Body From Mississippi

A homeless man died Saturday afternoon after he slipped into the Mississippi River, authorities say.

12/08/2012

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Faribault Firefighter Killed In Rollover Crash

A 21-year-old firefighter has died after his pickup truck rolled into the Cannon River on Saturday morning, according to authorities.

10/27/2012

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Memorial For Fallen Firefighters Finds New Home

Flags were flown at half-mast on Sunday to honor 207 Minnesota firefighters who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the name of duty and tradition.

09/30/2012

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1 Adult, 4 Children Displaced After House Fire

St. Paul firefighters had a tough time trying to get control of two early morning house fires.

09/30/2012

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Nowthen Man Runs Into Burning House, Saves Woman

Ramsey firefighters say a man, who didn’t hesitate to save a woman he didn’t know, is a hero.

09/25/2012

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11 Fire Departments Carry Memorial Sculpture To State Capitol

A new memorial to fallen firefighters is at the Capitol Tuesday after making a solemn journey.

09/25/2012

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Mpls. Firefighters Want You To ‘Fill The Boot’

Firefighters in Minneapolis are going to be asking you to Fill the Boot. The Fill-the-Boot campaign helps to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

09/05/2012

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Firefighters Credit Animal Saving Skills To BART

It’s a rescue video that may make you look twice: Richfield firefighters working to resuscitate a dog that escaped a burning home. Sadly, the dog died Monday at a pet hospital. But work of the firefighters allowed the family to say goodbye. Fire crews credit a veterinarian training program for teaching them how save the lives of animals.

09/03/2012

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Firefighters Knock Down Fire At Dakota Co. Gun Range

Multiple fire departments battled a fire Tuesday night at a Dakota County business, authorities said.

07/31/2012

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Firefighters Battle Large Brush Fire In NW Minn.

Firefighters from several departments are battling a large brush fire near Ulen in northwestern Minnesota.

07/22/2012

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Firefighter Memorial Closer To Its New Home

A memorial honoring Minnesota firefighters who died in the line of duty is one step closer to its new home.

07/13/2012

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