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Posted on: June 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Red Wing Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire

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Contact: Mike Warner
Fire Chief
Red Wing Fire Department
388.7141 

Red Wing Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire

 

(June 25, Red Wing, Minn.) – On June 25, 2021, at 20:04, the Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting a structure fire in the 300 Block of East Seventh Street in Red Wing.

 Firefighter/paramedics were on the scene within 2 minutes of receiving the call. Firefighters made entry and the fire appeared to be extinguished upon arrival. There was one minor injury reported which was treated and released on-scene. 

There was smoke damage throughout the second floor and minor fire damage was contained to the kitchen area. The American Red Cross was contacted to provide housing assistance for the residents. Initial activities included searching the building, checking for fire extension, and smoke removal. The cause of the fire, which originated in the kitchen, is under investigation. 

Apparatus used on the scene included 2 fire engines, 1 ladder truck, 2 ambulances, and 2 chief officers. Red Wing Fire Department was assisted on scene by Red Wing Police Department, Goodhue County Sheriffs Office Dispatchers, and Xcel Energy. Cannon Falls Ambulance was called to provide station coverage with an ambulance. 

Red Wing Fire Department is committed to helping anyone in need, providing exceptional fire suppression, advanced medical care, technical rescue, disaster management, fire prevention, and public education. We are focused on operational readiness, department unity, professionalism, and community engagement.

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