Retired Princeton firefighter Russ Wicktor is used to responding to fires and putting them out. But in the early morning of December 27 Wicktor was the victim of a serious fire. A pole shed and its contents at 7208 Aspen Road — located east of Princeton in rural Mille Lacs County — were lost [...]
At 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 the Princeton and Baldwin fire departments were on the scene of a fully involved pole shed fire at 3028 85th Avenue. This is just north of North Elementary School. Road is closed off and you won’t be able to leave North Elementary to the north.
The cause of a home fire at 1201 7th Ave. N. in the city of Princeton the morning of Friday, Oct. 19, remained unknown Tuesday, according to Princeton Fire Chief Jim Roxbury. A passerby called in the fire to Princeton Fire & Rescue, which was paged at 7:51 a.m. The department called in the fire [...]
Baldwin firefighters and Sherburne County deputies had an unusual fire call early Tuesday, with the firefighters at first being called to put out a semitrailer truck fire at 7:40 a.m. The fire was actually a mattress on fire that was hanging below a truck northbound on Highway 169 at about 303rd Avenue. Baldwin firefighters didn’t [...]
Car fire at refuge Princeton firefighters and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) firefighters responded to a car and grass fire during the late morning of Sept. 25 at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge northwest of Zimmerman. The car on fire was a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am that was in the parking lot at the foot [...]
Three dirt-track race cars were among four vehicles destroyed Saturday in the garage at a Blue Hill Township residence. The fire was at about 7:15 p.m., about 6 1/2 miles southwest of Princeton at 16907 319th Ave. Princeton firefighters responded to find a 32-foot by 50-foot, unattached garage fully engulfed by fire, according to Princeton [...]
The Princeton Fire Department was called to a structure fire on a deck at 309 15th Ave. S. at 7:55 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. When firefighters arrived, the homeowner was fighting the fire with a garden hose, Princeton Fire Chief Jim Roxbury said. The fire appears to have started when embers from an outdoor [...]