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MN Business Celebrates National Hot Dog Month Chicago Style

It’s National Hot Dog Month and the official day to celebrate the summer classic is on Thursday. But WCCO is celebrating a little early.

07/21/2015

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Man Recovering After Getting Arm Stuck In Conveyor Belt

Crews rescued a man from a factory in Minneapolis after he got his arm caught in a conveyor belt early Friday morning. Police received a call around 1:30 a.m. from the Wholesale Produce Supply Company, located in the 700 block of Kassota Circle.

07/10/2015

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Firefighter Injured In Mpls. Hit-And-Run Rollover Crash

A firefighter was injured in a hit-and-run rollover crash Wednesday afternoon in northeast Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department says the accident happened near East River Road and Marshall Street Northeast.

07/08/2015

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Firefighters Rescue 2 Workers In Downtown Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Fire Department is on the scene of a technical rescue in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon. Authorities received a report just after 2 p.m. of at last two workers who needed help at the Wells Fargo Center, located at 90 7th St. S. in downtown Minneapolis.

07/08/2015

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2 Hospitalized, 2 Firefighters Evaluated After Mpls. House Fire

Two males have been hospitalized and two firefighters are being evaluated after a house fire in Minneapolis early Tuesday morning. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews received a call at 3:43 a.m. from a neighbor of a house fire at a two-story home in the 2700 block of 18th Avenue South.

06/30/2015

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Man Falls 40 Feet From Abandoned Minneapolis Mill

A man is recovering Friday morning after falling nearly 40 feet in an abandoned grain elevator in North Minneapolis. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, crews received a call around 12:15 a.m. that someone had fallen in the Freun Mill Complex near Thomas and Glenwood Avenues North.

06/26/2015

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Woman Dies After Fall From Abandoned Grain Elevator In Minneapolis

A young woman is dead after falling several floors inside an abandoned grain elevator. Minneapolis fire officials say the woman and two of her friends were climbing inside the elevator, just before 10 p.m. Saturday.

06/07/2015

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Woman Dies After Fall From Abandoned Minneapolis Grain Elevator

A woman has died after falling in an abandoned grain elevator in Minneapolis, city fire officials said.

06/07/2015

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Metro Transit Simulates Train Derailment At Target Field

A crashed train, dozens of screaming people and smoke was the catastrophic scene that played out Wednesday morning at Target Field. Fortunately, it was just a drill.

05/20/2015

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Six Displaced In North Minneapolis House Fire

Authorities say a family of six has been displaced after a house fire in north Minneapolis Sunday morning. Crews were called to the 2800 block of Oliver Avenue North on a report of a fire.

05/10/2015

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2 Adults, 3 Children Displaced After North Mpls. House Fire

Investigators are trying to find out what started a fire at a home in north Minneapolis Friday morning.

05/08/2015

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Crews Knock Down Building Fire In South Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Fire Department says one firefighter suffered a minor injury Tuesday morning as crews battled flames in a building on the city’s south side.

05/05/2015

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NE Mpls. House Damaged After Early Morning Fire

Crews are cleaning up after a fire in northeast Minneapolis overnight. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, firefighters responded to a call around 3:30 a.m. of a house fire in the 600 block of 24th Avenue.

05/01/2015

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SE Mpls. Apt. Evacuated In Hazardous Chemical Scare

A man was taken to the hospital after being exposed to hazardous chemicals at his apartment in Minneapolis’ Marcy-Holmes neighborhood Friday morning. Minneapolis Police say the apartment, on the 500 block of 6th Street Southeast, was evacuated due to the possible hazardous materials.

04/10/2015

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3 Adults, 5 Children Displaced In North Minneapolis House Fire

Authorities said there were no injuries but a north Minneapolis home was heavily damaged in a fire Sunday afternoon. The Minneapolis Fire Department received a report of a house fire at about 4:20 p.m. on the 1500 block of Morgan Avenue North.

04/05/2015

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Mpls. Mayor Asks Fire Dept. To Cancel Indiana Travel Plans

The Minneapolis Fire Department has canceled their plans to travel to Indiana for a conference at the request of Mayor Betsy Hodges. Minneapolis’ mayor asked the fire department to not attend the conference as a response to Indiana’s recent adoption of the religious freedom restoration act.

04/01/2015

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1 Dead After Mpls. Apartment Fire

Officials in Minneapolis say an apartment fire Thursday morning has left one person dead, marking the fourth fire fatality in the city this year.

03/19/2015

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Firefighter Injured Battling Blaze In Minneapolis

Authorities said one firefighter was hurt as crews battled a house fire in south Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. Crews were called to the 4200 block of Dight Ave. S. on a report of a house fire.

03/14/2015

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Investigators Rule Minneapolis Lumberyard Fire Arson, Seek Suspects

Investigators are asking for help finding the people who intentionally started a fire over the weekend. They now believe a three-alarm fire at a northeast Minneapolis lumber yard is arson.

03/11/2015

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1 Firefighter Injured After Overnight Fire In Minneapolis

A massive fire broke out overnight in Minneapolis Thursday. According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, around 1:30 a.m. crews responded to a call of a fire in the 3700 block of Park Avenue South.

02/26/2015

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Excellent Educator: Fire Prevention Speaker Casidy Anderson

When we think of teachers, a truck, a hose and a helmet typically don’t come to mind. But those are props one teacher uses to engage her students, and items she wears for her job as a fire fighter.

02/13/2015

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2 Dogs Saved From Minneapolis House Fire

The Minneapolis Fire Department battled a house fire near Lake Nokomis Thursday afternoon. Crews were called to a structure fire at about 4 p.m. on the 3200 block of East 52nd Street.

02/12/2015

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Firefighters Open Up Station To Displaced Families

Twelve people were going to have to wait hours for another Red Cross representative to find them shelter. Firefighters brought the families, and their pets, to Fire Station 14 in Minneapolis.

WCCO-TV–02/07/2015

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Woman Rescued From North Mpls. House Fire In Good Condition

The 49-year-old woman hospitalized over the weekend following a north Minneapolis house fire is now in good condition.

01/20/2015

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Cause Of Minneapolis House Fires Undetermined

Authorities said the cause of two fires Monday night in Minneapolis, one that ended up fatal, are undetermined as fire officials continue to investigate.

01/14/2015

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