'We Fixed The Problem': Brooklyn Park Firefighter Creates Custom Equipment DryerLaundry might be the most important task especially after battling a fire, as dangerous carcinogens can coat a firefighter’s turnout gear, creating long-term health risks.
Brooklyn Park Moves To Eliminate Paid On-Call FirefightersChief T. John Cunningham is in the process of implementing a plan to dissolve the paid on-call program and work within the current budget to hire more full-time staff. He believes the change will help the department better serve the city and its residents.
1 Hurt In 4-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn ParkAt least one person was injured in a Brooklyn Park apartment fire early Monday morning. The fire occurred around midnight at an apartment building on the 6200 block of 78th Avenue.
5 Injured, 1 Hospitalized After Brooklyn Park Apartment FireSix people were injured in a Brooklyn Park apartment fire early Tuesday morning. According to the Brooklyn Park Fire Chief, around 1 a.m. crews responded to a call of a fire at Huntington Place Apartments, located on the 5800 block of 73rd Avenue North.
2 Hospitalized After Brooklyn Park House FireTwo people were hospitalized after a house fire in Brooklyn Park Thursday evening. According to fire officials, the fire began around 9:30 p.m. in the south end of town.
2 Families Displaced After Brooklyn Park Apartment FireAuthorities say two families are displaced after an apartment fire in Brooklyn Park on Sunday. Crews were called to an apartment complex on the 6300 block of Boone Avenue North Sunday afternoon after a report of a fire.
December's Veteran Of The Month: Terry A. ParksTerry Parks grew up in south Minneapolis and attended South High School, class of 1972. At the age of 18, Parks joined the U.S. Navy Seabees MCB 133. He went in as a kid and came out as a petty officer third class builder. He was stationed in Homeport, Gulfport, Mississippi and his tours included Okinawa, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.
Brooklyn Park Firefighters Give Big, Red Gift To Liberian CounterpartsAfter years of war and destruction, the African country of Liberia is getting back on its feet.
Lightning Causes House Fire In Brooklyn ParkAuthorities said lightning is to blame for a house fire that started in Brooklyn Park Friday morning.
Fire Damages Brooklyn Park HomeFire officials in Brooklyn Park are investigating a fire that started on the deck of a four plex early Saturday morning.
Fire Officials Clean Up Chemical Leak In Brooklyn ParkAuthorities said a nitrous oxide leak was reported at the Accelent Corporation, located in the 6400 block of Zane Avenue in Brooklyn Park, at about 2 a.m. Saturday.