Report: Minnesota 2015 Fire Deaths Highest In 13 YearsNumbers released Monday show that Minnesota had its most fire deaths last year since 2002. The State Fire Marshal's Office says there were 57 fire deaths in Minnesota last year.
Fire Deaths In Minnesota On The RiseThe number of fire deaths in Minnesota is on the rise. The State Fire Marshal's office says 51 people have died in fires this year, compared to 43 at this time last year. The number of fire fatalities is the highest since 2011.
Mpls. FD: Fire Death Toll Highest In 35 YearsA growing number of deadly fires in Minneapolis have officials preaching safety. Since the beginning of the year, 10 people, including five children, have died in fires in Minneapolis. Fire Chief John Fruetel says it's been more than 35 years since the fire department has seen this many deaths.
Report Shows Fire Deaths Have Dropped In MinnesotaA report from the state Fire Marshal Division shows the number of fatalities caused by fire has decreased over the past 40 years. State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl says officials are proud of the progress Minnesota has made.