City Of Maplewood Investigates 6 Fire Department EmployeesThe city of Maplewood is investigating six employees of the Maplewood Fire Department after a complaint was filed against them.
MFD: Crews Battle Heavy Fire At Mpls. DuplexMinneapolis fire crews are fighting a big blaze at a duplex in the midst of high heat and humidity Saturday afternoon. Officials say the three-alarm fire is at a three-story building on the 3200 block of Colfax Avenue South.
City Of Mpls. Looks To Bill Urban Explorers Who Need RescueA Minneapolis city council member wants to bill urban explorers who end up needing rescue. City Council President Barbara Johnson is proposing the fee. She says the person is choosing to participate in an illegal activity and put rescuers at risk as well.
Body Of WA Woman, 82, Found In Burning Home Near Park RapidsFirefighters found the remains of a 82-year-old Washington state woman in the aftermath of a house fire near Park Rapids Monday afternoon. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office says fire crews were called to a burning home on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m.
St. Paul Firefighters Push For Markers To Remember Their FallenSince firefighters in St. Paul began answering calls in 1856, 62 have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Firefighters Rescue Woman From Burning ApartmentFirefighters in Duluth rescued a woman from her burning apartment. Authorities say heavy fire broke out on the second and third levels of the three-story buildin Thursday afternoon. Firefighters found a woman whose exit was blocked by falling burning debris. They were able to help the woman out of the building. She was treated at the scene by paramedics.
DNR Warns Of Drones Around Wildfire BattlesDepartment of Natural Resources firefighters are standing by for what is shaping up to be another dangerous wildfire weekend. Only now they've got a new concern -- unmanned aircraft, otherwise known as drones.
Bill Seeks To Protect Firefighters From Chemicals Linked To CancerA bill to better protect Minnesota's firefighters from an invisible danger has been introduced at the state Capitol. The proposal would ban cancer-causing chemicals from furniture and children's products.
Eagan Motel Fire Forces Two Dozen Guests To EvacuateCrews found heavy smoke and flames when they arrived to the Budget Host Inn on MN 55 around 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning. The damage was kept to one motel room, but 25 guests had to leave the building.
Gibbon Volunteer Firefighter Severely InjuredA volunteer firefighter was severely injured while responding to a call early Monday morning. Ryan Sabo was responding with the all-volunteer Gibbon Fire Department, offering mutual aid at a welding business in nearby Fairfax. A steel bi-fold door fell on him, pinning him underneath.
Firefighters Open Up Station To Displaced FamiliesTwelve people were going to have to wait hours for another Red Cross representative to find them shelter. Firefighters brought the families, and their pets, to Fire Station 14 in Minneapolis.
Woman, 49, Hospitalized After House Fire In N. MinneapolisOne person is in the hospital after being rescued from a burning house in North Minneapolis.
Firefighters Tackle Christmas Garage Fire in BlaineFirefighters spent part of their Christmas battling a fire in Blaine.
1 Dog Dead, 3 Cats Rescued From S. Minneapolis House FireFirefighters rescued three family pets from a house fire in South Minneapolis Wednesday night.
Lawmaker Seeks To Lower Violence Against Health Care WorkersA Minnesota lawmaker is proposing much tougher state penalties for violence against health care workers.