It’s official: Princeton will be constructing a public safety building that will be the new home of the city’s police and fire departments. The City Council approved the measure March 14 on a 4-1 vote, which followed a lengthy discussion of whether the structure should include a fifth parking bay at an additional cost of [...]
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 following news items are from the Sept. 27 meeting of the Princeton City Council.
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 [...]