Days Before Becker Fire, Northern Metals' Minneapolis Plant Cited For Several Fire Code ViolationsFire inspectors say Northern Metals' north Minneapolis plant is still not in compliance with all of its code violations.
MPCA Monitoring Air At Becker Plant After Fire ExtinguishedThe fire that burned for days after it was spotted Tuesday sent up plumes of smoke and led the state to shut down the company.
The Northern Metals Recycling Plant Fire In Becker Has Been ExtinguishedAt one point, the smoke from the fire could be seen from space.
'I Do Not Trust This Entity': Gov. Walz Blasts Northern Metals After Plant FireMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz is taking aim at the recycling plant where a fire has been burning since early Tuesday.
Seen From Space: Black Smoke From Becker Fire Captured By Weather SatelliteThe plume of black, toxic smoke that filled the sky north of the Twin Cities for days this week was so massive that it was captured by a U.S. weather satellite.
Ilhan Omar Says Recycling Plant Should Be Held 'Criminally Liable' For Becker FireRep. Ilhan Omar says that the recycling plant north of the Twin Cities where a fire raged for days this week should be held “criminally liable” for its negligence.
Residents Near Northern Metals Recycling Plant Fire Worry About Lingering ImpactsSchool will resume in Becker Friday after a fire at a recycling plant forced the district to cancel classes Thursday.
WCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak Answers: 'Where Will The Air Over Becker Travel?'"One northern route would bring that smoke and dirty air over Baldwin, as far north as Grantsburg, Wisconsin by tomorrow morning," Augustyniak said.
Air Quality In Twin Cities Downgraded To Moderate As Becker Fire Burns OnThe fire won't go out despite help from several other agencies and the national guard. So emergency management and health officials decided to isolate it and just let it burn out.
Becker Public Schools Closed Thursday Due To Fumes From Ever-Raging Northern Metals Plant FireA massive fire at a recycling plant has been burning for more than 24 hours now just north of the Twin Cities.
Crushed, Stacked Cars Fueling Massive Fire At Becker's Northern Metals Recycling PlantA fire at the Northern Metals Recycling Plant in Becker is sending smoke and a strong odor across parts of Minnesota.