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A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

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Latest Fire in Minnesota Report now available

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

A few interesting facts from the latest report: 

  • 71 people died in fires in 2022, the highest number of fire deaths in more than 25 years.

  • Cooking remains the leading cause of structure fires in Minnesota.

  • Dollar loss from all fires was up  29 percent,​ an increase of over $95 million.

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