Deadly fire set by homeless man trying to stay warm

Minneapolis fire officials found the man unconscious and say he died due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Two firefighters were also hurt after falling through the main floor and into the basement while searching the residence.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Minneapolis fire officials found the man unconscious and say he died due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Two firefighters were also hurt after falling through the main floor and into the basement while searching the residence.

Next Up

dnr trout stocking helicopter

DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

steve simon zoom call

Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

Halloween, trick-or-treating

Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.

drop and go ballot plymouth

It's too late to mail your ballot, but you can still vote. Here's how.

Voters can drop off their absentee ballot, vote early in-person or head to the polls on Election Day.

2019-12-11 f1rst Wrestling Hanukka Havok-Darin Kamnetz-154

Dusting itself off after virus blow, F1rst Wrestling returns to the ring this Sunday

Minnesota's premier independent wrestling company was on top of the world before the virus hit.

1024px-McD-McRib

McDonald's is bringing the McRib back in December

It hasn't appeared on menus for eight years.

Apple Valley High School

2 more Twin Cities districts moving to distance learning for grades 6-12

The decision was announced as infection rates in Dakota County rise.

covid-19 testing site sign

Here are the 4 free COVID-19 testing sites in MN for the week of Nov. 2

People don't need to have symptoms or insurance to get tested for free.

minnesota zoo

Minnesota Zoo launches activities to get people embracing nature

The zoo is hosting a pumpkin scavenger hunt and a "Do the Zoo, Not Zoom Day."

Related

Man dies in Minneapolis house fire trying to save his roommates

KARE 11 reports the 25-year-old was the first to discover the blaze and was waking others up early Wednesday morning. Firefighters found him unresponsive on the second floor. A woman was rescued from the third floor and two other residents made it out safely on their own.

Nearly three dozen homeless after Minneapolis apartment fire

All 32 residents at the Saint George apartment building made it out safely, but it took more than 40 firefighters to battle the early Friday morning blaze. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. WCCO reports investigators are looking into the 93-year-old building's electrical wiring.

Man found dead in north Minneapolis house fire

A man was found dead inside a burning home in north Minneapolis Friday night. Around 8 p.m., firefighters were called to the home on 3838 Humboldt Ave. N. for a report of fire and discovered the body. It's unclear how the man died.

Carbon monoxide poisoning killed 2 people found in Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot

An autopsy found carbon monoxide poisoning was the main cause.