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Have Info About the Tink Larson Field Fire? Call the Arson Hotline

​The SFMD and Waseca Police Department are asking the public to call the Minnesota Arson Hotline at 1-800-723-2020 with any information about the fire April 6 that destroyed part of the historic Tink Larson Field in Waseca. Callers can remain anonymous.

The Minnesota Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to arrest and conviction through the Minnesota Arson Reward Project. The city of Waseca is also offering up to $5,000 through its insurance carrier.


Smoke Alarms Save Lives But Only if They Work

​People die every year in Minnesota homes where smoke alarms are absent or not properly working. 

Those deaths are preventable, which is why State Fire Marshal Bruce West urges everyone to test their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms monthly. Batteries should be changed at least once a year. Alarms should be replaced after 10 years. 

Learn more about smoke alarms in this fact sheet.

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Video Description: Karen Hubert and her granddaughter Morgan were asleep when a fire broke out in Karen's home just south of Paynesville, Minnesota. Working smoke alarms and Morgan's quick-thinking gave them the critical seconds needed to safely escape the burning home.