Northern Metal Recycling Plant Fire In Becker Ruled AccidentalA fire that burned for days at a Minnesota recycling facility last month was accidental and may have been sparked by a discarded battery, fire investigators said Wednesday.
'We're All Watching': Becker Residents Call On City For Transparency In Aftermath Of Recycling Plant FireThe Becker City Council had its first public meeting since the massive fire last month at Northern Metal Recycling.
Becker H.S. Wrestler Brayden Weber Recovering After Collapsing Head-First At State TournamentAfter his 220-pound semifinal match, Brayden Weber collapsed while walking off the mat. His heart stopped, and first responders had to perform CPR to save his life.
Judge Allows Northern Metal To Accept Scrap Metal In North Minneapolis AgainA spokesperson for the city of Minneapolis said, “The City is exploring its options following this ruling. The City plans to re-inspect the site March 2.”
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.