St. Paul Fire Department
A 25-year-old man who was rescued from a fast-moving fire in a St. Paul home Saturday morning has died from his injuries. Firefighters received report of a fire on the 1400 block of Van Buren Avenue in the Frogtown neighborhood just before 6 a.m., according to St. Paul Fire Marshall Steve Zaccard. Crews arrived within minutes, but the fire had already done extensive damage to the second floor.
A nine-year-old girl is in good condition at Regions Hospital after being rescued from an apartment fire in St. Paul on Monday morning. The fire began around 10:45 a.m. in an illegal basement bedroom at 343 Maple Street, where there were no escape windows or smoke alarms, according to the St. Paul Fire Department. Firefighters found Nevaeh Sellers in the basement near a burning mattress. She was breathing when she was brought out of the building.
With all of the snow and subzero temperatures this winter, several of you have wondered about how firefighters are able to use the hydrants when they need them. Jeff from Plymouth and Carol from Eagan asked: How does the water in a fire hydrant not freeze? Roger from St. Paul wanted to know: Whose responsibility is it to keep the fire hydrants clear?
St. Paul, which has one of the largest concentrations of Hmong people living in the United States, is finally getting its first Hmong firefighter. Tou Lo graduates Friday from the St. Paul fire academy. He said that his career path was inspired by a documentary about New York City firefighters responding to the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Authorities said one firefighter suffered a hand injury while battling a residential fire in St. Paul Tuesday morning. Crews responded to the 1400 block of Edmund Avenue on a report of a fire in a duplex.
At a vacant house in Center City, firefighters hustle about to place mannequins and tiny cameras. What they’re setting up has all the realism of a Hollywood set.
Authorities said the St. Paul Athletic Club had to be evacuated Tuesday morning after an apparent chemical spill that injured a janitor. The St. Paul Fire Department responded to the incident on the 300 block of Cedar Street in downtown St. Paul.
Authorities said a 68-year-old man is dead after his home caught fire in St. Paul Tuesday morning. Fire crews responded to the 1400 block of Hamline Avenue North at about 2:15 a.m. on a report of a fire.
Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the students, faculty, staff and community members at a St. Louis Park elementary school on Friday morning after two students there died while on a field trip in Lilydale. Mohamed Fofana and Haysem Sani were killed on Wednesday.
Roger Wolfgram is lucky to have survived a propane explosion in September 2011 at his Wisconsin cabin.
Authorities say two people are in critical condition at a hospital Tuesday morning after an apartment fire in St. Paul on Monday.
Authorities say one person suffered minor injuries in a house fire in St. Paul early Tuesday morning.
Authorities say one person was hospitalized after am apartment fire early Wednesday morning in St. Paul.
Authorities say nobody was injured after fire broke out in a St. Paul home early Tuesday morning.
A rescue by air can be the most challenging, but it can also be the quickest way to save someone when a minute means the difference between life and death.