Children playing with a lighter caused a house fire in north St. Cloud, Minn., on Monday evening, according to St. Cloud Fire Department. The fire caused $90,000 worth of damage to the home and its contents at 934-33rd Ave. N.
Two firefighters and a police officer were staffing a post Tuesday at the site of a New Ulm house fire that claimed six lives Saturday. Authorities were keeping the site secure for fire investigators and insurance representatives as a steady stream of people passed by and snapped photos in the aftermath of what is thought to be the city's worst loss-of-life blaze.
Its once stately porch was blackened, its roof caved in, its perimeter marked by the yellow tape of disaster. But the scores of somber people who came by the Bohemian Bed and Breakfast in this picturesque south-central Minnesota town Sunday had no trouble recalling the iconic structure that had stood since 1899 at the corner of S. German Street.
A mobile home was destroyed by a quick-moving fire that started about 1 Wednesday afternoon, leaving its three adult residents with no home in West Fargo, N.D. West Fargo Fire Chief Roy Schatschneider said it took about 15 minutes for firefighters to extinguish the flames at 1372 Starr Ave., a trailer in Brookwood Mobile Home Park.
A fire destroyed a small, older house on the near north side of Grand Forks on Tuesday evening as its owner sat on the berm across Third Street, cradling her frightened Sheltie dog and watching firefighters battle the smoky blaze. Open article to see video of the North Third Street fire.
ARGUSVILLE, N.D. – Fire on Saturday destroyed the rural Argusville home of a longtime Cass County sheriff’s deputy who recently had a pistol stolen from his home, allegedly by a suspected convenience store robber.
The woman killed in Friday's early morning house fire at 443 Campbell Drive was Teresa Numedahl, according to information released by Grand Forks County Fire Department Saturday morning. Her husband, Jim Numedahl, was taken to Altru Hospital with unspecified injuries, the department said in a release. Three dogs inside the house also died.
A house fire in Mayville, N.D., kept three fire departments busy since early Sunday morning. The unoccupied house, one of the biggest and oldest in town, had nearly burned to the ground by 8:30 p.m. Sunday as firefighters monitored in and kept it from spreading, said Mayville Fire Chief Lee Brenna.
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