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St. Paul Residents Jump From 2nd-Story Windows To Avoid Fire

The St. Paul Fire Department says a 14-year-old boy is lucky he had a second escape route when a fire erupted in his bedroom.

08/19/2015

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St. Paul Man Honored For Saving Family From House Fire

Donnell Gibson looks at a vacant lot in St. Paul and still sees the faces of three little kids. “Something didn’t sit right. I didn’t know exactly why they were standing there,” Gibson said.

07/21/2015

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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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Gun Shots Heard At St. Paul Apartment Fire

St. Paul firefighters heard gun shots Monday afternoon while putting out a blaze at a North End apartment building.

07/20/2015

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2 Boys Rescued From St. Paul Pool Identified

Officials have identified two young boys who were taken to a hospital on Monday after they were rescued from an abandoned pool in St. Paul. The St. Paul Fire Department said the incident happened at about 2:30 p.m. at an apartment building at 1221 Arundel Street.

05/26/2015

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Officials: 2 Boys Hospitalized After Being Pulled From Abandoned Pool

Fire officials in St. Paul say two young boys were taken to a hospital unconscious Monday afternoon after being rescued from an abandoned pool.

05/25/2015

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1 Injured In St. Paul Duplex Fire

One person is in serious condition after a house fire in St. Paul Monday night. According to the St. Paul Fire Department, crews responded to a call shortly after 11 p.m. of a fire at a duplex in the 840 block of Sherburne Avenue.

05/19/2015

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1 Killed In Fiery St. Paul Crash

One person is dead after their truck veered into a ditch, struck several trees and started on fire Friday afternoon. University of Minnesota police say the accident happened at about 2:47 p.m. on Cleveland Avenue near Larpenteur Avenue.

05/08/2015

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No Injuries In St. Paul Duplex Fire That Displaced 15

Eastern Minnesota authorities say no one was injured in a duplex fire that displaced 15 people over the weekend. The St. Paul Fire Department says the Sunday blaze started after oil was left cooking on a hot stove.

04/27/2015

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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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