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2-Alarm Fire Hits Minneapolis Home

A two-alarm fire in Minneapolis damaged one house on Colfax Avenue N. and threatened another early Tuesday evening.

08/25/2015

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Firefighters Help Occupants In Wheelchairs Out Of Burning Mpls. House

Firefighters in Minneapolis helped two people in wheelchairs get out of a house Monday afternoon after its back porch caught fire.

08/17/2015

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Authorities Recover Body Of Swimmer From Lake Harriet

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the body of a man from Lake Harriet in Minneapolis early Monday morning. Hennepin County Water Rescue crews went out to the lake around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening when witnesses say the 43-year-old man went under.

08/17/2015

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Firefighters Respond To House Fire In North Mpls.

Firefighters in Minneapolis responded Sunday morning to a blaze in a bedroom on the city’s north side.

08/16/2015

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Firefighters Battle Extreme Heat In 2 Minneapolis House Fires

Saturday’s hot weather took a toll on fire crews in Minneapolis. Firefighters with the Minneapolis Fire Department took extra caution while battling a duplex fire on the 3200 block of Colfax Ave S. at about 3:15 p.m.

08/15/2015

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Minneapolis Police, Firefighters Square Off In Battle Of The Badges

Minneapolis police officers and firefighters broke out their grills at North Commons Park in a friendly competition to see who has the best barbecue.

08/15/2015

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MFD: Crews Battle Heavy Fire At Mpls. Duplex

Minneapolis fire crews are fighting a big blaze at a duplex in the midst of high heat and humidity Saturday afternoon. Officials say the three-alarm fire is at a three-story building on the 3200 block of Colfax Avenue South.

08/15/2015

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7 Escape Minneapolis House Fire, Firefighter Hospitalized

A house fire spread to a neighboring residence before being knocked down by fire crews Saturday morning in Minneapolis. The fire happened just before 7 a.m. on the 3500 block of 3rd Avenue South.

08/15/2015

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Mpls. Firefighters, Police To Battle For BBQ Supremacy

Minneapolis’ fire and police departments will engage in a friendly duel Saturday afternoon — and barbecue will be their weapon of choice! The third-annual “Battle of the Badges and the People’s BBQ” will feature officers from Minneapolis Police, Park Police and firefighters duking it out for the title of “Best Ribs in the City.”

08/14/2015

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Firefighters Rescue Man Who Fell Down River Embankment

Minneapolis firefighters have rescued a man who fell down a Mississippi River embankment near the University of Minnesota campus. Authorities say the man was walking along the river on top of the embankment when he fell 50 to 75 feet Thursday morning.

08/06/2015

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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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