Health Concerns Linger Following Becker Recycling Plant FireThe fire started early morning on Feb. 18 and required help from the Minnesota National Guard and several fire departments including Forest Lake, Eden Prairie and Sartell.
Seen From Space: Black Smoke From Becker Fire Captured By Weather SatelliteThe plume of black, toxic smoke that filled the sky north of the Twin Cities for days this week was so massive that it was captured by a U.S. weather satellite.
Ilhan Omar Says Recycling Plant Should Be Held 'Criminally Liable' For Becker FireRep. Ilhan Omar says that the recycling plant north of the Twin Cities where a fire raged for days this week should be held “criminally liable” for its negligence.
WCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak Answers: 'Where Will The Air Over Becker Travel?'"One northern route would bring that smoke and dirty air over Baldwin, as far north as Grantsburg, Wisconsin by tomorrow morning," Augustyniak said.
Air Quality In Twin Cities Downgraded To Moderate As Becker Fire Burns OnThe fire won't go out despite help from several other agencies and the national guard. So emergency management and health officials decided to isolate it and just let it burn out.
Becker Public Schools Closed Thursday Due To Fumes From Ever-Raging Northern Metals Plant FireA massive fire at a recycling plant has been burning for more than 24 hours now just north of the Twin Cities.
Mpls. Recycling Plant Fire Determined To Be AccidentalThe Minneapolis Fire Department says a fire that broke out at Northern Metal Recycling Tuesday morning was accidental.
60 Firefighters Battle St. Paul Recycling Plant FireSt. Paul firefighters spent hours battling flames at a recycling plant early Saturday morning. Crews were called to the 500 block of Channel Road at about 11:30 p.m. Friday for a two-alarm fire at Northern Metal Recycling.
Fire Damages Minneapolis Recycling FacilityAuthorities say a recycling facility in Minneapolis suffered significant damage and a nearby apartment building had to be evacuated after a large fire Tuesday morning.
Fire Knocked Down At St. Cloud Recycling PlantFirefighters knocked down a fire at a metal recycling plant Tuesday night in St. Cloud, authorities said.