Minneapolis Fire Department
A billowing fire engulfed a three-story building with several apartments in Minneapolis early New Year’s Day, sending 13 people to hospitals — including six who were critically hurt — with injuries ranging from burns to trauma associated with falls. Families on the scene said at least three people were still unaccounted for.
Authorities say more than a dozen people were taken to hospitals after a fire engulfed several apartments near downtown Minneapolis. WCCO talked with a family member of one of the victims being treated at HCMC who also lived in the building. He said he has nothing left but the jacket he was wearing on his back.
Authorities said four people were able to get out safely after a home in north Minneapolis caught fire Friday morning. Fire crews responded to the 2700 block of Morgan Avenue North at about 2 a.m. on a report of a fire on the second floor of a home.
Authorities said a firefighter was hurt and as many as nine adults and six children were displaced after a fire at a small apartment in south Minneapolis Wednesday morning. Fire crews responded to an apartment complex on the 3400 block of Portland Avenue at about 1 a.m. Wednesday.
Recently, the Minneapolis Fire Department invited us out to see what it’s like to be in those emergency situations. And we learned those men and women do so much more than put out fires.
An 18-year-old man is in the hospital after falling from a second floor balcony on the University of Minnesota’s Frat Row. The Minneapolis Fire Department was called to Phi Kappa Psi around 12:45 a.m. Saturday morning. Authorities say the man didn’t appear to have any broken bones and was alert when he was taken to the hospital. It is not known why he fell, or if drugs or alcohol were involved.
A building near the University of Minnesota campus that was damaged in an overnight fire near the University of Minnesota campus will have to be demolished. The fire caused significant damage to at least three businesses overnight.
Firefighters knocked down a fire Monday afternoon in a house on the city’s south side, authorities said.
One person is in the hospital after a Kit fire Saturday night in northeast Minneapolis.
Nine people were injured during a fire in Minneapolis Saturday, a total authorities say could have been worse since there were more than 20 children and adults packed into the older building.
More than a dozen Twin Cities’ firefighters and medics received a prestigious award Tuesday for saving the life of a 17-year-old girl.
Authorities say a recycling facility in Minneapolis suffered significant damage and a nearby apartment building had to be evacuated after a large fire Tuesday morning.
A homeowner had to be rescued after a fire consumed his house Tuesday morning on the north side of Minneapolis Tuesday morning.
Fire Captain Tracy Moore applied for a $20,000 grant geared towards connecting communities and won it. Her goal is to improve the fire department’s relationship with the Somali community
Firefighters may have a new way to see in the dark, thanks to an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota.
Authorities say two adults and a dog had to be rescued Wednesday morning after a fire that started at a vacant home in north Minneapolis spread to another occupied home.
The Minneapolis Fire Department recently accepted applications for the first time since 2006. Since then, more than 2,000 people applied. It’s the first step in a process that will include a written exam, oral interview and then an intense physical fitness test.
Authorities say as many as two dozen people are without a home after a fire at a duplex on the north side of Minneapolis early Tuesday morning.
Investigators say unattended candles caused Friday morning’s condo building fire in Uptown Minneapolis that sent one person to the hospital.
Authorities say three people were able to get out safely after a house fire early Monday morning on the south side of Minneapolis.
One man had to be hospitalized for smoke inhalation after an apartment fire in Minneapolis late Thursday night, authorities said.
Authorities say a family of six was able to get out safely after an early morning house fire in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Authorities say an explosion may have started a house fire in north Minneapolis early Thursday morning.
A man had to be rescued from the Pillsbury Mill in south Minneapolis Tuesday morning after apparently spelunking outside the building and getting stuck in a pipe, according to police.
A leaking natural gas pipe was the cause of a Northeast Minneapolis house fire that left two families displaced, one person injured and five firefighters with heat exhaustion Sunday afternoon, authorities said.