3 in Jail After Setting a Fire in a Brainerd Hospital

Essentia Health representatives say the fire was started and contained to a patient’s room here in the Grace Unit on the fourth floor. Today patients who are normally cared for in this wing have been relocated and replaced with drying fans. And the reps say the suspects used the...

Be Ready Bemidji: 2015 Home Fire Campaign

The American Red Cross and Bemidji Fire Department are saving lives one fire detector at a time…find out about their new initiative, taking place April 21, 22, and 25th in Bemidji.

Blackduck Bridge Arson Aftermath

The fire in Blackduck, deemed by authorities to be an act of vandalism, had an effect on both the city and its citizens. Find out more about the story here.

Winter Fire Safety

Along with winter come the normal dangers of slipping and falling, along with other as well. But with the lack of snow, members of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are warning about another danger. Grass and other vegetation have gone dormant for the winter, and are...

Winter Hazard Awareness Week Hit Central Minnesota

Fire and ice are the topics this week during Winter Hazard Awareness Week. Central Minnesota’s Sheriff and Fire Departments are reminding Minnesotans to get ready and be prepared for the winter months. Just because your car might be able to handle snowy conditions better, roads...

Fighting Fire Without Needing Hydrants

Fire hydrants. They’re an important tool to fight fires. In Pequot Lakes rural areas and cold winters make it challenging to be able to rely on fire hydrants all the times. But the few hydrants in our area are regularly checked and loaded. To keep them from freezing in the...

Two Dorset popular destination ignite during early morning storm

An early morning wake up call to a scary inferno. Dorset, affectionately known as restaurant capital of the world, lost two of its popular destinations this morning in an early morning fire. Park Rapid fire officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze, but suspect a...

Dept. Public Safety Releases Fireworks Safety Tips

Fourth of July is just around the corner. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without fireworks. But when dealing with fire, those sparklers and other novelty items can be dangerous. We go over fireworks safety tips that will make this holiday safer and more fun at the same time....

Minnesota Disasters Exhibit Opens At Beltrami County History Center

A new exhibit at the Beltrami County History Center has opened its doors. Inside the Minnesota Disasters exhibit, visitors get to learn stories of man made and natural disasters from Minnesota’s past. The exhibit covers everything from bridge collapses to fires. Panels of...
Posted On Jun. 19 2014
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Cass Lake Youth Charged With Arson For Starting 76-Acre Fire

A Cass Lake youth has been charged with arson for starting the fire that damaged over 70 acres and endangered multiple homes in Pike Bay Township, according to the Cass County attorney. A 17-year-old juvenile of rural Cass Lake has been charged with felony wildfire arson for...
Posted On May. 30 2014
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