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Latest Fire in Minnesota Report now available

​Learn more about fire in your community and in Minnesota. The 2017 Fire in Minnesota report is online.

A few interesting facts from the most recent report: 

  • The number of people over age 60 who died in house fires last year in Minnesota increased by 118 percent. 
  • More people (29) died in fires over the winter (November 2017-February 2018) than in any winter since 1998.

Fire departments have plenty to offer at fall open houses

​October is a great time to get to know your local fire department. Many Minnesota departments hold open houses in the fall. Contact your local fire department to see if and when you can stop by and meet your local firefighters. We have also compiled a list of open houses we know about.​   

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Video Description: This demonstration shows how putting water on a grease fire can have an explosive effect that can be deadly, cause severe burns or destroy your home.