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(Editor’s note: The following is from the Maple Grove Fire Department)   “The importance of having working carbon monoxide alarms in your home cannot be stressed enough,” said Deputy Fire Marshal Marilyn Arnlund. A few recent close calls underscore the point all too well. Recently, the Maple Grove Fire Department (MGFD) responded to a late [...]

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The following incidents were reported in February:   9451 Dunkirk Lane N. — An odor or smell of gas was reported Feb. 1. 10441 Winnetka Ave. in Brooklyn Park — The department responded to a building fire Feb. 1. 6324 Xylon Ave. in Brooklyn Park — The department responded to a building fire Feb. 2 [...]

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Maple Grove Firefighters are urging businesses and residents to dig out fire hydrants to ensure crews can find and use them when they need to. At this point in the winter season, some fire hydrants are basically buried — and not in fluffy snow. The freeze-thaw has left some encased in solid ice. For the [...]

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The following incidents were reported during January:   16655 County Road 30 — There was a report of a strange odor or smell Jan. 2. 11625 Virginia Ave. in Champlin — The department was dispatched and cancelled en route Jan. 2. County Road 30 and County Road 10 — There was a report of a [...]

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The following incidents were reported for the month of December 2013.   8517 Sycamore Lane N. — There was a report of a natural vegetation fire Dec. 1. Bass Lake Road and I-494 — There was a report of a strange odor or smell Dec. 2. 6255 Sycamore Lane N. — There was a report [...]

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Maple Grove Fire and Rescue wants residents to help prevent cooking fires. The department also offers public education on the city’s website. The Maple Grove Fire-Rescue Department provides an extensive fire prevention education program in the community. The deputy fire marshal and members of the fire department work together on the programs. Standardized fire safety [...]

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Each October the Maple Grove Fire Rescue Department invites all fourth graders to participate in a fire safety poster contest. The contest is sponsored by the participating fire departments of the North Suburban Regional Mutual Aid Association. Trophies are awarded to the first, second and third place winners at each participating school. A grand prize winner is selected [...]

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The following incidents were reported during the month of November:   11671 Fountains Drive — There was a report of a strange odor or smell Nov. 1. 109th Ave. N. & Zachary Lane — The department was dispatched and cancelled en route Nov. 2. 9212 Quantico Lane N. — An authorized controlled burning took place [...]

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