The weather may be above freezing, but we are still in the trenches of winter. With that, comes the increased risk of home fires. Last year, Red Cross workers responded to more than 700 house fires in Minnesota.
One man is in the hospital after firefighters pulled him from a burning home in Belle Plaine Thursday morning. Firefighters said that same man called them around 1:30 a.m. to say his house was on fire.
Minneapolis firefighters are trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed a 46-year-old man. Looking at the outside of the home, it was hard to even see any damage. But a man died inside the home on Logan Avenue North in Minneapolis.
Fire officials are still investigating what caused a New Year’s Day fire in Vadnais Heights that claimed the life of a woman. The fire started just after noon Thursday on the 700 block of Berwood Avenue.
Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a house fire in Vadnais Heights Thursday afternoon that killed one person. The fire started just after noon on the 700 block of Berwood Avenue West. Neighbors say the fire spread quickly, and appeared to move from room to room.
Three adults and three children are now counting on the Red Cross to help them find shelter after their north Minneapolis home was damaged by fire Thursday morning.
Authorities say there were no injuries but the New Year got off to a rough start for one household in the north Twin Cities metro after an overnight fire. Crews were called at about 2 a.m. Thursday to a report of a fire on the 400 block of Eldridge Avenue in Roseville.
Authorities say there were no injuries but an Orono home is a total loss after a house fire Tuesday night. Crew were called to a house fire on the 3200 block of Casco Circle after a caller reported flames shooting about 30 to 40 feet high from the home.
An East Bethel home is in ruins after it caught fire Saturday night. Officials say firefighters were called to the home at around 10:30 p.m. following a report of an explosion in the home’s attached garage.
A 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.
A young mother and her 6-month-old baby who were rescued by volunteer firefighters are out of intensive care. Alexis Liemthongsamout and Madysin Murch suffered smoke inhalation last week when a fire started in their mobile home in St. James, which is about 40 miles southwest of Mankato.
Authorities said there were no injuries but an Eden Prairie home suffered significant damage in a fire late Thursday night. Fire crews were called just before midnight to a home on the 9400 block of Olympia Drive after a homeowner called reporting the garage on fire.
Authorities say an Edina home is uninhabitable after it was damaged by a recreational fire Saturday morning. The Edina Fire Department was called at about 10:13 a.m. Saturday to a report of a house fire on the 6900 block of Moccasin Valley Road.
Authorities said one person made out it safely after a fire at a home in White Bear Lake early Wednesday morning. Crews were called to the 2500 block of Manitou Island Avenue just after 2 a.m. on a report of a house fire.
Authorities say a vacant home in northeast Minneapolis suffered extensive damage due to a fire Wednesday morning. The Minneapolis Fire Department was called just after 5 a.m. to a residence on the 2500 block of 3rd Street North.
Authorities said there were no injuries after a north Minneapolis home was badly damaged in a fire early Wednesday morning. Crews were called at about 2 a.m. to the 3000 block of Knox Avenue North on a report of a house fire.
Authorities said there were no injuries after a home in St. Paul suffered extensive damage in a fire early Tuesday morning. Crews were called to the 800 block of DeSoto Street at about 12:15 a.m. after a neighbor across the street saw the house on fire.
Authorities said nobody was hurt in a fire in Minnetrista Tuesday night that left a home damaged. Crews responded to the fire at about 6:30 p.m. on Bayside Lane.
The St. Paul Fire Chief praised several firefighters Tuesday morning for a job well done over the summer. Chief Tim Butler also presented the department’s highest honor for civilians to a teenager. The Meritorious Service Award is for demonstrating courage in dangerous conditions.
A fast moving fire destroyed a Brooklyn Center home Saturday morning. Firefighters were called just before 10 a.m. to a house on 3800 block of 56th Avenue. Crews had to stay for several hours to put out all the hot spots
A Good Samaritan saved a mother and child from a raging house fire in St. Paul Monday night, and investigators believe it was a clear case of arson. Rick Johann was able to rescue the woman and her 7-month-old infant girl through a window.
Authorities said as many as 10 people have been displaced after a fire at a duplex in St. Paul Monday night. Crews were called to the 600 block of Snelling Avenue, near Thomas Avenue, at about 11:30 p.m. on a report of a fire.
Authorities said nobody was hurt but a home in Rosemount suffered significant damage Friday morning after being hit by lightning. Crews were called to the 13000 block of Pine Bend Trail just before 7 a.m. on a report of a house fire.
A fire broke out in a Minneapolis home late Wednesday evening. According to Minneapolis officials, a home at 42nd Street and Thomas Avenue North caught fire around 11 p.m.
Authorities said two men had to be rescued after a home caught fire early Monday morning in St. Paul. Crews were called to a house fire at about 12:30 a.m. on the 400 block of Goodrich Ave. West.