Cause of Apartment Fire In Grand Forks Listed As Undetermined

A number of people had to flee the 18-unit apartment building in the early morning hours

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The cause of a fire that sent two people to the hospital in Grand Forks will be classified as undetermined. An investigation into the fire at 321 4th Street North determined that the fire on Sunday started in the kitchen of a lower unit. Structural instability and significant damage prevented officials from finding an exact cause…

Cause of Minneapolis High-Rise Fire Undetermined

The apartment building was not required to have sprinklers.

MINNEAPOLIS–Fire officials say they haven’t been able to determine the cause of a high-rise apartment fire that killed five people last week in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department says Monday that the investigation into Wednesday’s fire is completed. Officials found the blaze was accidental, but they weren’t able to pinpoint the exact cause. Its origin was a bedroom wall in…

Spearfish Fire Investigators: Exact Cause of Fatal Fire Unknown

Investigators say the exact cause can't be determined

  SPEARFISH, S.D. — It’s been 20 days since five children died in a house fire in Spearfish and investigators said they may never know how the blaze started. Fire officials said the fire started in a corner of the house’s porch where a metal trash can was being used to collect ash and hot coals from a fireplace, however…