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January 10, 2019
Thirty-six people died last year in fires, a 47 percent drop from 2017 when 68 people died, according to preliminary numbers released today by the Department of Public Safety State …

December 27, 2018
Carcinogens are left behind in firefighters’ turnout gear after the fire is over, but more than 2,300 firefighters in 73 departments across Minnesota will soon have access to equipment …

November 21, 2018
​ST. PAUL, Minn. — The winter holiday season is historically a dangerous time for residential fires and fire deaths in Minnesota. Seventeen people died in fires in Minnesota last year …

May 2, 2018
​ST. PAUL — A new sleeping room for volunteer and paid on-call firefighters. A study to identify the challenges of consolidating three fire departments. These are just two of the …

February 1, 2018
​ST. PAUL, Minn. — More people died in fires last year in Minnesota than in any year since 2002, according to preliminary numbers released today by the Department of Public Safety State …

January 24, 2018
​ST. PAUL — With the Big Game in Minneapolis this year, an estimated one million people will come to the Twin Cities for the event and the activities in the days prior to the game. The …