January Proving To Be Busy Month For Minnesota FirefightersMinnesota is averaging two house fires a day this month.
Sens. Klobuchar, Smith Introduce Bill To Prevent Deadly Fires In Older High-Rise BuildingsLast month, five residents died when flames and smoke filled the 14th floor of the Cedar High Apartments in Minneapolis.
State Of Emergency Declared After 2 Fires Break Out In Downtown MadisonCrews battled a large fire at Madison Gas and Electric Friday morning, according to reports from WISC-TV in Madison.
Follow These Holiday Fire-Prevention Tips To Avoid 'Tragic Consequences'Cooking food and heating homes are staples of the winter holiday season, but can cause of residential fires and fire deaths, prompting us to take extra precautions.
22 Calves Die In Dairy Farm FireInvestigators said that the fire was caused by an idling skid loader parked near the bales.
Good Question: Why Are Some Fire Hydrants Red, And Others Not?Ever notice fire hydrants aren't always red? The ones in West St. Paul are, but the ones in South St. Paul are yellow.
Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal To Require Fire Sprinklers In New MN HomesFire officials hoping to make Minnesotans safer by requiring sprinklers in new homes were delivered a blow this week. The Minnesota Supreme Court decided not to review a decision made by a lower court regarding those sprinklers being part of the Minnesota State Building Code.
Mom, 10-Year-Old Daughter Dead In Fire; Ex-Boyfriend ArrestedAuthorities say two people were found dead after a house fire in the western Wisconsin community of New Richmond. Police say fire crews were called to the home around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Training Never Ends For FirefightersRain would be very much appreciated in the western United States where dozens of wildfires are burning. And several crews from Minnesota have been deployed to help. A crew out of Grand Rapids just left for Montana. They are the eighth Minnesota group deployed to help battle the fires.
Fire Reported At Vikings Stadium Construction SiteIf you happened to drive past the construction site for the forthcoming U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, you may have had cause for alarm. A plume of smoke could be seen late Friday morning at the site.
DNR: $5K Reward Offered For Info On Fires Near Little FallsThe DNR announced Monday that a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of an arsonist suspected of starting two potentially dangerous wildfires last month near Little Falls.
Prime Wildfire Conditions Lead To Wis. Red Flag WarningState officials say there is an extremely good chance of wildfires in central Wisconsin. The National Weather Service and the Department of Natural Resources has issued a Red Flag Warning for Saturday for Wood, Adams, Juneau, Monroe and Jackson counties through 7 p.m.
Minnesota Under Red Flag Warning For Fire RiskThe entire state of Minnesota is under a red flag warning Wednesday. The fire danger is extreme because of warm, windy and dry weather. Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing the Minnesota National Guard to help fight wildfires.
Windy, Dry Conditions Challenge Firefighters For 2nd DayHigh winds and dry conditions made for a challenging past couple days for Minnesota firefighters. The Isanti Fire District says crews battled blazes in Bradford and Athens townships in Isanti County Thursday.
Dayton Activates Minnesota National Guard To Fight WildfiresGov. Mark Dayton is calling on the Minnesota National Guard to fight wildfires across the state. The Guard and the state Department of Public Safety will supply two Blackhawk helicopters with 660-gallon water buckets to combat the blazes. The department says multiple fires were reported in east-central Minnesota Thursday.