A Champlin man is being treated for burns after his car ran off the road and then burst into flames Thursday morning. The accident happened in Maple Grove on Highway 169 just north of 494 shortly after 5 a.m. Officers had minutes to get 58-year-old Douglas Aure out of his car before it was fully engulfed in flames.
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash involving a semi that left a plume of smoke over Highway 55 on Friday morning in Golden Valley. The state patrol said the incident took place at Highway 55 and Boone. One is dead, and the status of the other driver is unknown. The semi truck had reportedly burst into flames.
A garage in northeast Minneapolis started on fire this morning. Flames gutted the structure in the 3200 block of Stinson Avenue. Fire officials said it started around 1 a.m., but then it flared up again around 4 a.m.
Crews put out a fire at a Minneapolis barber shop Saturday morning. It started just after 4 a.m. on the 2400 block of Golden Valley Road.
Flames sprouted out of a sewer after an electrical fire Tuesday afternoon in the city’s Warehouse District, authorities said.
The Ole Piper Inn in Blaine, Minn., was preparing to celebrate its silver anniversary. But an early Friday morning fire has put more than 50 employees out of work as the owners plan to rebuild.
Police are investigating a vehicle fire that killed the sole occupant at about 3:53 a.m. on Tuesday in St. Croix County, Wis.
Jarome Iginla scored early and set up Curtis Glencross’ go-ahead goal late with a botched shot that became a pass, and the Calgary Flames hung on to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Sunday for their third straight victory.
Niklas Backstrom made himself right at home in goal for the Minnesota Wild.
The Wild are on the dreaded “back to back” tilt. Tuesday night in Edmonton, Wednesday night in Calgary. Dan Terhaar talks Wild and Flames!