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March 24, 2016
Tanker truck catches fire after collision with train in northwestern Minn.
CALLAWAY, Minn. -- A Becker County town of about 200 people has been evacuated after a Canadian Pacific train struck a tanker truck carrying propane that was attempting to cross the tracks. The tanker truck caught fire after the collision. The train crew suffered some injuries,...
March 24, 2016 - 1:56pm
October 15, 2015
VIDEO: Gas line struck
WILLMAR — About two dozen residents evacuated their homes Wednesday in the area of Richland Avenue and 20th Street Southwest in Willmar when...
October 15, 2015 - 12:19am
October 12, 2015
No one injured after homes evacuated Sunday in Willmar
WILLMAR –– Several homes were evacuated Sunday night in southwest Willmar after a woman allegedly poured lighter fluid inside a garage, left items on a lit stove in the kitchen and then rode around on a bicycle warning neighbors to watch the house blow up. Law enforcement determined...
October 12, 2015 - 11:34pm
Residences evacuated Sunday after Willmar woman threatens to blow up her home
WILLMAR –– Several homes were evacuated Sunday night in southwest Willmar after a woman allegedly poured lighter fluid inside a garage, left a stove turned on in the kitchen and then rode around on a bicycle warning neighbors to watch the house blow up. There were no injuries...
October 12, 2015 - 12:59pm
May 6, 2015
Video: BNSF Railway oil tank cars derail, catch fire, N.D. town evacuated
HEIMDAL, N.D. -- The small North Dakota community of Heimdal and surrounding farmsteads were evacuated after an oil tanker train derailed Wednesday...
May 6, 2015 - 2:29pm
BNSF oil train detrails, tankers on fire, northeast N.D. town evacuated
HEIMDAL, N.D. -- The small North Dakota community of Heimdal and surrounding farmsteads have been evacuated after an oil tanker train derailed Wednesday morning. Wells County Emergency Manager Tammy Roehrich said the BNSF Railway oil tanker train derailed about 7:30 a.m. about...
May 6, 2015 - 9:52am
January 7, 2014
Water pipe break forces evacuation at Sterling House
WILLMAR — A burst water pipe in the sprinkler system at Sterling House, a senior assisted living facility at 1501 19th Ave. S.W., soaked about 80 percent of the ground-level structure and forced the evacuation of 18 residents Tuesday afternoon. The Willmar Fire Department was called...
January 7, 2014 - 11:37pm
December 31, 2013
Authorities call for evacuation of N.D. town as oil still burns after train crash (with video)
CASSELTON, N.D. – Officials urged people in Casselton and the surrounding area to evacuate their homes as they dealt with the fallout from...
December 31, 2013 - 1:09am
August 1, 2013
Propane leak near Dassel, Minn., leads to evacuation
DASSEL — Meeker County authorities evacuated citizens within a half-mile of a cabin on Lake Jennie located about 5 miles south of Dassel Wednesday evening after a neighbor smelled propane. The evacuation was ordered after the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and the Dassel Fire...
August 1, 2013 - 9:16am
March 18, 2013
Weapons, explosives found in dorm on Fla. campus
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities investigating the apparent suicide of a college student discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando early Monday, and hundreds of students were evacuated, though the school said there was...
March 18, 2013 - 11:31am
Paynesville, Minn., school evacuated
PAYNESVILLE — Paynesville Area Secondary School was evacuated and closed Tuesday because of suspected air quality issues that also affected...
December 18, 2012 - 11:23pm
October 25, 2012
Robbery suspects flee from Willmar, Minn, Police, hit gas meter; trailer park evacuated
WILLMAR -- Two young men suspected of a robbery fled from Willmar Police early this morning, causing a major gas leak that required the evacuation of half of the residents of the Regency West mobile home park. According to Police Capt. Jim Felt, Darian Frank, 19, of Willmar, is in...
October 25, 2012 - 11:34am
October 2, 2012
Wildfires force mandatory evacuation of south side of Karlstad, Minn.
October 2, 2012 - 4:19pm
September 13, 2012
No injuries, "all clear" issued in Olivia, Minn., as gas leak repaired
OLIVIA -- The Olivia Police Department was able to give the "all clear'' shortly after 4 p.m., or about an hour after evacuating the northwest corner of the community this afternoon due to a report of a gas leak, according to information from the Renville County Sheriff's Department. The...
September 13, 2012 - 5:13pm
Gas leak forces evacuation of nursing home, NW section of Olivia this afternoon
OLIVIA -- The Olivia Police Department is evacuating the northwest corner of the community this afternoon, including residents of the Golden Living Center nursing facility due to a report of a gas leak, according to information from the Renville County Sheriff's Department. Police...
September 13, 2012 - 3:15pm