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February 12, 2018
Standing in the living room, looking into the garage where a wood burning stove once was, a resident at 3505 Maple Drive Southeast, along with Alexandria Firefighter Bill Thoennes, looks over damage from a fire. The wood burning stove, which was moved outside, is the probable cause of the fire. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
Wood stove blamed for house fire
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 7, 2018
A firefighter sprays water on a barn that caught fire near Evansville Wednesday afternoon. (Izzy Rusch / Echo Press)
Fire destroys Evansville barn
February 7, 2018 - 6:31pm
January 24, 2018
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Answering the cry for help: Man helps neighbors escape deadly fire
January 24, 2018 - 6:48am
January 22, 2018
Shandiin Goodbird, 19, who was living in Alexandria, died in a fire Monday, Jan. 15. She is originally from Fort Totten, North Dakota, but was attending college in Alexandria for fashion design and management. (Contributed photo)
Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
January 22, 2018 - 2:56pm
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 16, 2018
Firefighters work to control a fire at 410 Fillmore Street in Alexandria early Monday, Jan. 15. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
January 16, 2018 - 5:54pm
A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday, Jan. 15, following a possible explosion. Forum News Service photo
Fire after possible explosion destroys central Minn. home
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
January 12, 2018
Funeral for 'Jimmy' Chandler is Wednesday
January 12, 2018 - 2:43pm
Judith Young looks at the remains of her neighbor’s mobile home, which was lost in a fire on Friday, Jan. 5. The fire claimed the lives of the two residents, Rose Marie Couillard, 59, and James (Jimmy) Willis Chandler, Jr., 49. Because working smoke detectors were not located in the mobile home, Young has made an effort to supply every mobile home in the park with working equipment. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Fire deaths a cause for alarm
January 12, 2018 - 1:01pm
January 9, 2018
Smoke billows out of a mobile home at 1611 Sixth Ave. E. in Alexandria, three hours after firefighters responded to the call. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
No smoke detectors in fatal fire
January 9, 2018 - 6:31pm
Smoking led to fatal fire, say investigators
January 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
January 7, 2018
Man dies in house fire in southwest Minnesota
January 7, 2018 - 5:58pm
January 5, 2018
Smoke billows out of a mobile home at 1611 Sixth Avenue East in Alexandria, three hours after firefighters responded to the call. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Update: Two people die in mobile home fire - names released
January 5, 2018 - 8:44am
December 26, 2017
 The Hibbing house where three people were fatally injured by a fire early Tuesday. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Northern Minn. fire claims three lives, two others injured
December 26, 2017 - 9:15pm
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