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Police: St. Cloud Woman Dies In House Fire

Authorities say one person died and another was hurt after a house fire in St. Cloud Sunday afternoon. The St. Cloud Police and Fire Departments were called at about 1:37 p.m. to a report of a fire at 2041 Northway Circle.

08/17/2015

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Cause Undetermined In Lucan Fire That Killed 2 Kids

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause of a December 2013 farmhouse fire in western Minnesota that left two children dead is undetermined. The fire happened on Dec. 4, 2013, at a home in the town of Lucan, which is just west of Redwood Falls.

07/10/2014

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Fire Marshal: Kitchen Fires Deadliest In 7 Years

Authorities said Wednesday that kitchen fires killed more people last year than in the previous seven years combined, according to statistics by the State Fire Marshal.

06/18/2014

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Fire Marshal: Minn. Fire Deaths Down 14 Percent

The number of people killed in Minnesota fires was down 14 percent in 2013. According to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, there were 43 fire fatalities in 2013 compared to 50 in 2012. In a news release, State Fire Marshal Bruce West says they are encouraged the numbers are down but the only acceptable number for fire deaths is zero.

02/03/2014

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Authorities Seeking Suspect In North Branch Arson

Authorities are looking for help in finding the person or people responsible for setting fire to a veterinary hospital in North Branch on Sunday.

11/05/2012

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Arson Suspected In Fire At Renville County Food Shelf

A food shelf west of the Twin Cities is temporarily closed after a suspected arson Sunday night left the building significantly damaged, authorities say.

09/10/2012

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Arson Suspected In Lake Elmo House Fire

Authorities are investigating a house fire in Lake Elmo Wednesday morning that was believed to be set intentionally.

08/29/2012