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The Marlborough apartment-hotel burns in Minneapolis, leaving 18 dead.

Apparently caused by a burning cigarette that was discarded into a trash chute, the Minneapolis Journal calls the disaster that leaves 25 more hospitalized and four missing the "worst catastrophe in the city since the Washburn A mill exploded in 1878."

In a MinnPost story recalling the incident, eyewitness accounts recalled "nothing escaped the flames" and "several residents leapt to their deaths" because the flames spread so rapidly.

This rare footage shows the aftermath of the fire, a building that was left a charred mess in near-zero temperatures.

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WATCH: Video shows terrifying moment train derails in Fairmont

A large chunk of the track appears to come off just before the derailment.

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Grocery store beer sales? MN House hears nearly 30 proposals to update liquor laws

Calls to change the state's liquor laws grew louder during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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3 people found dead inside home in Farmington

Police were conducting a welfare check when they found three people dead inside the home.

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Headstones pushed over, smashed by vandals at cemetery in Alexandria

Police have released images of a vehicle they believe is connected to the case.

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Puppies abandoned at Chaska golf course

It's illegal to abandon animals in Minnesota.

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Post Bucks win, KAT says “I play with f****** passion”

Towns was asked how he controls his emotions on the court.

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Wolves rebound with statement win against Bucks

D'Angelo Russell and the Timberwolves bounced back with a win over the defending champs.

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Train carrying ethanol derails in southern Minnesota

The State Fire Marshal has sent in experts to help with the situation.

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Motorcyclist dies a month after striking deer in Minnesota

The crash happened north of Mankato near the small town of Norseland.

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House explosion kills 1, severely injures another

Authorities described the home as "completely destroyed."

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Watch: MN lawmaker 'attacked' by giggling child during live hearing

This has to be the most adorable moment ever from a Commerce Finance and Policy Committee hearing, right?

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Sloane Martin leaving WCCO Radio for bigger role with Big Ten Network

Martin has been a staple at WCCO Radio since Election Day 2016.

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