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March 17, 2016
DNR announces first spring burning restrictions; will start March 28 in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start burning restrictions starting Monday in various areas around the state. ...
March 17, 2016 - 8:55pm
March 7, 2016
Fighting the flames: Bemidji Fire Department refilling its roster as emergency calls stay steady in 2015
BEMIDJI -- New names and faces can be seen and heard in areas long unoccupied at the Bemidji Fire Department, an encouraging sign for Chief Dave...
March 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
March 2, 2016
No injuries in south Bemidji business fire
BEMIDJI—No one was injured in a business fire Wednesday morning in south Bemidji. The fire on the 700 block of Washington Avenue South...
March 2, 2016 - 12:21pm
February 6, 2016
Dayton promises to be there for Madelia after explosion, fire
MADELIA, Minn. -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promises his administration will help Madelia's 2,300 residents recover from Wednesday's blizzard-whipped fire that destroyed much of the community's downtown. Dayton visited Madelia on Friday, meeting with about 150 people near where eight...
February 6, 2016 - 2:32pm
February 3, 2016
Explosion sets fire to businesses in Madelia
MADELIA, Minn. -- A major fire destroyed six to eight businesses Wednesday morning in downtown Madelia in southern Minnesota The city is about...
February 3, 2016 - 2:05pm
January 27, 2016
Early morning fire heavily damages house
BEMIDJI—A fire early Wednesday heavily damaged a house in northwest Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a report of a fire...
January 27, 2016 - 8:55am
January 15, 2016
Break-in suspect dead after fire in convenience store in International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- A break-in suspect is dead after a fire that burned a convenience store near International Falls late Wednesday. “We recovered a body from the building and that’s our suspect,” said Koochiching County Sheriff Perryn Hedlund. A break-in involving...
January 15, 2016 - 2:00pm
January 6, 2016
Fire destroys home in rural Nevis
NEVIS -- A rural Nevis man and another resident at his home escaped injury following a fire late Saturday night. Skylar Smith said he was sleeping...
January 6, 2016 - 12:30pm
December 30, 2015
Garage burns in Grant Valley Township
BEMIDJI -- No injuries were reported in a garage fire Wednesday afternoon in Grant Valley Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to...
December 30, 2015 - 5:37pm
December 26, 2015
Minnesota fire deaths highest since 2011
FARGO -- Four deaths in Minnesota this month have pushed the number of fire fatalities this year to the state's highest level since 2011. The numbers are not as grim in North Dakota, where fire deaths are headed for a three-year low. Hoping to prevent deadly blazes as the year winds...
December 26, 2015 - 3:08pm
December 12, 2015
Mountain Iron woman dies in early morning apartment fire
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. -- A 25-year-old woman died in an apartment building fire in Mountain Iron that displaced residents in 24 apartments Saturday morning. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that Shavondria Owens was pronounced dead at the scene at 8521 Raintree Drive...
December 12, 2015 - 9:19pm
Area departments extinguish large field fire near Fosston
POLK COUNTY -- Four fire departments responded to a large grass fire Sunday evening near Fosston, Minn. The fire was reported shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday about 7 miles north of Fosston, in a farm field at the intersection of Polk County Roads 30 and 35, according to a report from...
October 12, 2015 - 9:43am
September 8, 2015
Famed Sturgis bar Full Throttle Saloon destroyed in fire
STURGIS, S.D. -- A fast-moving fire just after midnight Tuesday destroyed the Full Throttle Saloon, a popular Sturgis Motorcycle Rally destination...
September 8, 2015 - 7:12pm
September 7, 2015
TransCanada pipeline fire reported Saturday in northern Minnesota
KITTSON COUNTY, Minn.--Emergency crews responded to a fire at a portion of the TransCanada pipeline in Kittson County near the U.S.-Canada border...
September 7, 2015 - 3:24pm
September 3, 2015
Garage fire reported in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A garage fire was reported Wednesday evening just north of downtown Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the call in the 700 block of Mississippi Avenue just before 9 p.m., according to a release from the department. When firefighters arrived, smoke was...
September 3, 2015 - 9:51am