List of Fires

Fire Statistics

Statewide Fire Deaths

2020 – 53

2019 – 47

2018 – 37

2017 – 68

2016 – 43

Source: Minnesota Dept of Public Safety

Fire Photos

Minneapolis firefighters from engine eight and others work a major house fire at 3541 3rd Ave. S. in Minneapolis on August 15, 2015. (Photo by Twin Cities Almanac, 2015).


Fire at the closed Milwaukee Road depot started in a two-story office building attached to the depot occurred June 10, 1990 in downtown Minneapolis. The fuel in part was a stack of old mattresses which led to a gutting of the second floor and burned through the roof. This photo is looking north toward the actual depot. Another fire occurred there about two years earlier and at least two others in the year prior to this fire. (Photo by Twin Cities Almanac, 1990).


Basement fire at Erickson Shoes located on West Broadway Ave. in North Minneapolis. Photo looking north; date unknown. (Photo by Twin Cities Almanac, 1990).


The burning of Fashion Corner and several other businesses, at the intersection of Lake & Hennepin, Minneapolis burned on March 13, 1991. (Photo by Twin Cities Almanac).


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