Minneapolis Fire

Francis Drake Hotel
Mark Freie
December 26, 2019 - 4:49 am
Fire crews remained on the scene of a 4 alarm fire more than 24 hours after it broke out early Christmas morning at the Drake Hotel in downtown Minneapolis. No one was killed in the fire that forced for than 200 people, many with children, out of their homes. Crews remain on scene at the Drake...
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Minneapolis fatal fire
WCCO Radio Newsroom
November 27, 2019 - 8:52 am
(WCCO/AP) — A fire swept through a Minneapolis high-rise apartment building early Wednesday, killing five people and sending three others to the hospital with injuries, officials said. There was no immediate indication what caused the blaze in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, located in a part of...
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Sloane Martin
May 16, 2019 - 7:06 am
A big fire on Calhoun Parkway in Minneapolis on the shores of Bde Maka Ska badly damages the only restaurant on the lake. Lola on the Lake in the 3000 block of East Lake Calhoun Parkway just opened earlier this month for its second season and is perhaps one of the most visible buildings on the...
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Edgar Linares
February 01, 2019 - 6:31 pm
A 70 degree difference in four days is welcome change, but not for homeowners dealing with frozen pipes. “We responded to 43 incidents of pipes bursting over a 24 hour period counting the ones we’ve gone today, it’s probably about 60,” said Assistant Fire Chief of Administration Bryan Tyner. Tyner...
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