Minnesota’s top fire official is retiring. State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl will retire in December after 40 years with the Minnesota fire service, including nearly 10 years as fire marshal.
A report from the state Fire Marshal Division shows the number of fatalities caused by fire has decreased over the past 40 years. State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl says officials are proud of the progress Minnesota has made.
You may want to celebrate a summer wedding or graduation with sky lanterns, like those seen in the Disney movie, “Tangled.”
A preliminary report released by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Friday shows that fire deaths went up 31 percent in Minnesota from 2010 to 2011.
Minnesota’s fire marshal has been elected president of the National Association of State Fire Marshals.
State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl is reminding citizens to be on the watch for arson, and report anything suspicious to authorities.