Good Question: Who Should Keep Fire Hydrants Clear Of Snow?With all of the snow and subzero temperatures this winter, several of you have wondered about how firefighters are able to use the hydrants when they need them. Jeff from Plymouth and Carol from Eagan asked: How does the water in a fire hydrant not freeze? Roger from St. Paul wanted to know: Whose responsibility is it to keep the fire hydrants clear?
Minneapolis Fire Crews Rescue Worker Who Fell In 15-Ft. TrenchThe Minneapolis Fire Department says crews were called to rescue a worker who fell into a trench downtown Friday morning.
Firefighter Treated At HCMC Brings Fire Trucks Filled With Presents To Burn UnitAn organization devoted to helping burn victims distributed Christmas cheer Tuesday at Hennepin Healthcare in downtown Minneapolis.
Officials Respond To Another Fire At Homeless EncampmentThe Minneapolis Fire Department says it responded to a fire at the Minneapolis homeless encampment Sunday.
Officials Amp Up Efforts To Relocate Homeless Camp ResidentsMinneapolis officials are stepping up efforts to get residents to leave a large homeless camp as cold weather sets in. Crews from the Minneapolis Fire Department set up a heated army tent Wednesday across the street from the encampment. The tent will serve as a dining hall and meeting space for some 200 people still living at the camp in south Minneapolis.
Chief Worried Homeless Camp Fire Could Be TrendThe fires happened Monday afternoon, according to crews, at the camp near 26th Street and Hiawatha Avenue.
Investigators: Yard Signs May Have Motivated Minneapolis ArsonAuthorities are investigating a fire Monday in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood of Minneapolis that they suspect was intentionally set.
BBQ Duel: Mpls. Police And Fire Departments Set For Tasty BattleThis Saturday, both departments will compete in the Battle of Badges to see who can make the best barbecue ribs.
Explosion At Metal-Matic In Minneapolis Ruled AccidentalAuthorities say an explosion that injured two workers at Metal-Matic in Minneapolis on Wednesday has been ruled accidental.
2 Seriously Hurt After Explosion, Fire At Commercial Building In MinneapolisAuthorities say two people have been seriously hurt after an explosion and fire at a commercial building near downtown Minneapolis.
Firefighters Battle NE Minneapolis BlazeFire crews spent all night working to fully put out a fire at a building in northeast Minneapolis.