State Fire Marshal
A small church in southeastern Minnesota is a total loss after a fire early Thursday morning, according to the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the fire at about 2:50 a.m. at Henrytown Lutheran Church, located at 36190 County Road 18, which is north of the city of Canton.
Authorities said the cause of a fire that destroyed a bar at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake last December is undetermined.
Authorities said one person is dead after a house fire in Columbia Heights Tuesday night. Crews responded to the 1000 block of 44 ½ Avenue at about 8:38p.m. on a report of a house fire.
A 48-year-old man is charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend, who died in a house fire in northern Minnesota. The Becker County sheriff’s office got a call about a house on fire north of Ponsford Monday afternoon.
Authorities said two people were found dead after a home caught fire in northern Minnesota Tuesday night. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residential fire at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 26000 block of Beltrami Line Road in Helga Township.
Minnesota’s top fire official is retiring. State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl will retire in December after 40 years with the Minnesota fire service, including nearly 10 years as fire marshal.
A report from the state Fire Marshal Division shows the number of fatalities caused by fire has decreased over the past 40 years. State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl says officials are proud of the progress Minnesota has made.
Minnesota’s top fire official warns the same holiday traditions that give you a warm glow can lead to fires.
One person was found dead after a mobile home was destroyed by a fire in central Minnesota on Monday morning, according to the Stearn’s County Sheriff’s Office.
A homeowner has survived an explosion that destroyed his house in Otter Tail County.
Firefighters have found a woman’s body in a town house fire in Lindstrom.
A preliminary report released by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Friday shows that fire deaths went up 31 percent in Minnesota from 2010 to 2011.
At least one state fire marshal will help investigate the New Ulm fire that killed six people, despite the government shutdown that has closed the fire marshal’s office.