MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A small heating device used to thaw a door was the cause of a structure fire at the Federal Reserve Bank Wednesday.
The Minneapolis Fire Department says crews responded to a structure fire at 90 Hennepin Ave. S. around 10:30 a.m.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Temps Take Another Tumble Thursday
Crews checked all floors to find the cause of the fire and found that an employee used a heating device to try to thaw a metal door that was frozen shut, according to the release.READ MORE: Judge Hears Arguments In COVID Mandate Lawsuit By Minneapolis Restaurants Against City
Crews say the heat from the torch started a small fire in the foam installation that was between the walls near the metal door.
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