Good Question: Why Are Some Fire Hydrants Red, And Others Not?Ever notice fire hydrants aren't always red? The ones in West St. Paul are, but the ones in South St. Paul are yellow.
Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal To Require Fire Sprinklers In New MN HomesFire officials hoping to make Minnesotans safer by requiring sprinklers in new homes were delivered a blow this week. The Minnesota Supreme Court decided not to review a decision made by a lower court regarding those sprinklers being part of the Minnesota State Building Code.
Mom, 10-Year-Old Daughter Dead In Fire; Ex-Boyfriend ArrestedAuthorities say two people were found dead after a house fire in the western Wisconsin community of New Richmond. Police say fire crews were called to the home around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Training Never Ends For FirefightersRain would be very much appreciated in the western United States where dozens of wildfires are burning. And several crews from Minnesota have been deployed to help. A crew out of Grand Rapids just left for Montana. They are the eighth Minnesota group deployed to help battle the fires.
Fire Reported At Vikings Stadium Construction SiteIf you happened to drive past the construction site for the forthcoming U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, you may have had cause for alarm. A plume of smoke could be seen late Friday morning at the site.
DNR: $5K Reward Offered For Info On Fires Near Little FallsThe DNR announced Monday that a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of an arsonist suspected of starting two potentially dangerous wildfires last month near Little Falls.
Prime Wildfire Conditions Lead To Wis. Red Flag WarningState officials say there is an extremely good chance of wildfires in central Wisconsin. The National Weather Service and the Department of Natural Resources has issued a Red Flag Warning for Saturday for Wood, Adams, Juneau, Monroe and Jackson counties through 7 p.m.
Minnesota Under Red Flag Warning For Fire RiskThe entire state of Minnesota is under a red flag warning Wednesday. The fire danger is extreme because of warm, windy and dry weather. Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing the Minnesota National Guard to help fight wildfires.
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.
Dayton Activates Minnesota National Guard To Fight WildfiresGov. Mark Dayton is calling on the Minnesota National Guard to fight wildfires across the state. The Guard and the state Department of Public Safety will supply two Blackhawk helicopters with 660-gallon water buckets to combat the blazes. The department says multiple fires were reported in east-central Minnesota Thursday.
4 Things To Know: High Winds Fuel Fires, McDonald's Wages & MoreThese are the four things you need to know for Thursday, April 2.
Grilling Safety Tips From St. Paul Fire MarshalOur great weather over the past week made a lot of people want to fire up the grill. St. Paul Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard said while grilling is a lot of fun, it can also be dangerous if it's not done right.