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St. Paul Fire Department Investigating After Overnight Fire

Fire officials are investigating after an a fire broke out in a St. Paul home early Monday morning. According to officials, the St. Paul Fire Department received a call around 1:15 a.m. of a house fire in the 300 block of King Street West.

04/06/2015

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Wind-Fueled Fire Claims 2 St. Paul Homes

A fire fueled by high-speed winds has destroyed two St. Paul homes.

04/01/2015

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St. Paul Apartment Fire Sends 2 To Hospital

Authorities say four people were hurt, two hospitalized, in an apartment fire Tuesday afternoon in downtown St. Paul. The St. Paul Fire Department received a report of a fire at an apartment complex in the 500 block of St. Peter Street.

03/31/2015

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Local Firefighter Invents Safer Way To Back Big Rigs

A St. Paul firefighter’s invention is designed to save lives and limit damage from accidents while backing up. It was 6 years ago when a St. Paul ambulance accidently backed over and killed an elderly woman who didn’t hear a back-up alarm. Now, an invention by firefighter Jovan Palmieri is about to keep that from happening again.

03/23/2015

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Woman Dies Following House Fire In St. Paul

A woman died Sunday morning after St. Paul firefighters struggled to battle the fire that engulfed her home.

03/22/2015

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Crews Knock Down Fire At St. Paul Waste Treatment Plant

Fire officials in St. Paul say crews knocked down a fire Tuesday morning at a waste treatment plant, part of which is in the process of being demolished.

03/10/2015

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Cause Undetermined In St. Paul Fire That Killed 4-Year-Old Girl

Fire officials say the cause of a blaze that killed a 4-year-old girl earlier this month is undetermined, though it’s likely accidental.

02/18/2015

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Funeral Set For 4-Year-Old Girl Killed In St. Paul Fire

Funeral arrangements are set for a 4-year-old girl who died in a St. Paul house fire last Sunday as authorities continue to investigate what caused it.

02/12/2015

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4-Year-Old Girl Dead After St. Paul Fire

A child is dead after a fire in St. Paul late Sunday night. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, crews received a call around 8:30 p.m. of a fire in the 500 block of Jessamine Avenue.

02/09/2015

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Suspect Arrested In Arson Of St. Paul Church

Authorities are investigating a cause after a fire caused minor damage at a St. Paul church Friday morning. The St. Paul Fire Department was called at about 7 a.m. to St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church on a report of a fire.

12/12/2014

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St. Paul Bar Badly Damaged In Fire, No Injuries

Authorities say there were no injuries but a bar just outside downtown St. Paul was badly damaged in a fire early Wednesday morning. Fire crews were called to Schroeder’s Bar at 605 Front Avenue at about 2:15 a.m. on a report of fire.

11/12/2014

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St. Paul Man’s Burning Apartment Saved By Single Sprinkler

A stove top fire, which consumed the cabinet and crawled up the wall of a blind St. Paul man’s apartment, was extinguished by a single fire sprinkler.

10/31/2014

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St. Paul Fire Chief Named Fire Officer Of The Year

St. Paul Fire Chief Tim Butler was named the Fire Officer of the Year last Friday, receiving the award at the annual Minnesota State Fire Chief’s Association Fall Conference in St. Cloud.

10/20/2014

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St. Paul Home Badly Damaged In Fire, No Injuries

Authorities said there were no injuries after a home in St. Paul suffered extensive damage in a fire early Tuesday morning. Crews were called to the 800 block of DeSoto Street at about 12:15 a.m. after a neighbor across the street saw the house on fire.

09/16/2014

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St. Paul Teen Honored For Fire Rescue

The St. Paul Fire Chief praised several firefighters Tuesday morning for a job well done over the summer. Chief Tim Butler also presented the department’s highest honor for civilians to a teenager. The Meritorious Service Award is for demonstrating courage in dangerous conditions.

08/19/2014

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Authorities Rescue Man, 19, From Caves In Lilydale Park

A teenager is recovering at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after spending hours trapped in a cave in Lilydale Regional Park. Rescue crews got the call for help around 12:45 a.m. Sunday.

08/17/2014

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10 Displaced By Duplex Fire In St. Paul

Authorities said as many as 10 people have been displaced after a fire at a duplex in St. Paul Monday night. Crews were called to the 600 block of Snelling Avenue, near Thomas Avenue, at about 11:30 p.m. on a report of a fire.

07/29/2014

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Neighbor Boy Helps Rescue 2 Men From Burning Home In St. Paul

Authorities said two men had to be rescued after a home caught fire early Monday morning in St. Paul. Crews were called to a house fire at about 12:30 a.m. on the 400 block of Goodrich Ave. West.

07/21/2014

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New Brain Injury Medication To Be Tested In Minn.

You may be surprised to know what’s the number one cause of death in people younger than 40. It’s traumatic brain injury, and it can be caused by a car accident, a fall or a hit to the head.

07/08/2014

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White Substance Sent To Governor’s Mansion Found To Be Non-Toxic

A hazardous materials team was called to the Governor’s Mansion Monday afternoon after a staffer opened a letter covered in a small amount of white powder. Staff members called the State Patrol who then called in the St. Paul Fire Department. Firefighters, wearing protective jumpsuits, were sent in to try and figure out what that powder was.

06/02/2014

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Man, Child Rescued From Apartment Fire In St. Paul

Authorities said a man and child were unconscious and hospitalized after being rescued from an apartment fire in St. Paul Friday morning. Crews were called to an apartment building on the 1800 block of E. 7th Street on a report of a small fire just after 10 a.m.

04/25/2014

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Man, 25, Dies After St. Paul House Fire

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.

03/30/2014

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9-Year-Old In Good Condition After Rescue From Apt. Fire

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.

02/19/2014

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Good Question: Who Should Keep Fire Hydrants Clear Of Snow?

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?

02/17/2014

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St. Paul Gets Its First Hmong Firefighter

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.

01/03/2014

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