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Firefighters Battle House Fire In Linwood

June 22, 2011 Leave a comment

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June 22 – Firefighters from the North metro worked to contain a house fire in Linwood Wednesday afternoon.

Linwood Firefighters were dispatched to the 6900 block of 225th Lane around 12:30 p.m. The initial caller reported smoke in the area, a possible dwelling fire.

While responding, Linwood Captain 11 reported a smoke column and requested mutual aid from Wyoming and East Bethel Fire Departments.

Upon arrival Linwood Captain 11 reported the dwelling was well involved.

Crews deployed handlines, set up a drop tank and quickly knocked down the main body of fire. Crews remained on scene to perform extensive overhaul.

Firefighters from East Bethel and Wyoming assisted Linwood with fire suppression and water supply operations.

Twin Cities Fire Wire will update this story when more information is available.


Fire Heavily Damages Chanhassen Duplex

February 20, 2011 Leave a comment

Fire destroyed one side of a Chanhassen duplex on Tuesday.

The fire, at the corner of Ellendale Lane and Degler Circle, was reported around 3 a.m., according to local media.

Fire consumed one side of the two-story structure, which media reported was undergoing renovation. Fire and smoke damaged the other unit.


Fire Causes Extensive Damage to Forest Lake Home

December 2, 2010 Leave a comment

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Forest Lake units were dispatched to a reported of a chicken coop burning near a home Wednesday night and arrived to find the fire already consuming the home.

They were dispatched to the 2400 block of Elston Street just after 9 p.m. The caller reported the chicken coop to be just feet from the house.

Forest Lake Chief 4101 went on scene with fire showing from the corner of the home and asked for an engine from Wyoming to the scene.

A witness on the scene told that heavy fire was showing shortly after fire crews arrived and that the fire consumed a good portion of the two-story home.

Firefighters attacked the fire and had it under control in about 30 minutes.

An engine from Hugo was called to cover Forest Lake.

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Linwood Garage Fire Spreads to Home

November 30, 2010 Leave a comment

Just after 4 p.m. on Monday, Linwood units were dispatched to 5816 South Linwood Dr. for a reported
garage fire. Subsequent 9-1-1 calls reported a fully involved garage. Anoka County auto aid was activated calling East Bethel and Stacy.

Linwood Chief 1, Kendall Minske, went on scene with a fully involved two stall garage attached to a split level house. He requested an
additional engine from Wyoming to the scene.

Firefighters initially knocked down the heavy volume of fire in the garage and moved to the interior of the home.

Tankers unloaded their water into drop tanks set up near the scene.

According to Chief Minske, the fire was under control in about an hour and no injuries were reported.

A total of 45 firefighters from the four departments responded.

  • Assignment: Linwood Engines 1 and 2, Tankers 1 and 2, Rescue 5 and Grass 3, Chief 1, East Bethel Engine 11, Tanker 21, Wyoming Engine