Police say the fire at the Northern Metals recycling facility in Becker, Minnesota that raged for days has been put out.
Four days after flames broke out, the fire at the Northern Metals facility in Becker, Minnesota is still burning and officials say it could still another couple of days before every flame is extinguished.
Early air quality test results from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency do not show signs of dangerous levels of chemicals following the massive fire at Northern Metals in Becker, Minnesota, according to the latest update from the Becker Police Department.
Minnesota’s top pollution regulators ordered a Minneapolis recycling company to shut down some of its operations because of a massive fire that has burned for days in Sherburne County.
Minnesota health and pollution officials are asking people to stay away from the Northern Metals facility in Becker while crews work to put out the fire and air quality testing continues.
In a release, the Becker Police Department says a fire break has been successfully established to separate the burning car debris from the rest of the lot. The plan, announced Wednesday, is to let the separated section burn out.
The Superintendent made the decision to close schools Thursday after the Northern Metals fire is expected to blaze through the day after starting Tuesday.
Officials are keeping a close eye on air quality as a fire at the Northern Metal Recycling facility in Becker, Minnesota continues to burn Wednesday.
Authorities arrested a man after he led police on a nearly 20-mile chase on Interstate 94 north of the Twin Cities metro Saturday.
Officials are investigating a fire that started overnight at the Northern Metal Recycling facility in Becker, Minnesota. As officials warn residents of poor air quality, the police chief said it could take days to fully extinguish the fire.
After a fire ignited at the Northern Metal Recycling facility in Becker, Minnesota, the smoke has become an issue for neighboring areas. It's even large enough to be seen on the FOX 9 radar.
A corrections officer is in the hospital after he was attacked by an inmate Tuesday in Elk River, Minnesota.
Of the seven deadly fires that have occurred in Minnesota so far this year, the State Fire Marshal says smoking appears to have caused over half of them.
The man was one of four gang members who have been charged in the mass shooting. He is awaiting extradition to California where he could face the death penalty.
Gov. Tim Walz has called special elections in two state House districts to fill the seats in time for the 2020 legislative session, as required by law.
Minnesota Republican Rep. Nick Zerwas, who represents Elk River, says he is resigning his seat in the Legislature, triggering a special election.
Multiple school districts across Minnesota have referendums on the ballot this election for different projects. FOX 9 is tracking the election results as they are coming in.
A warning post shared on a community Facebook page labeled a man who has lived in Big Lake, Minnesota for 50 years as a pervert for something he didn’t do.
A train collided with a passenger vehicle Thursday afternoon near Clear Lake, Minn., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A woman died and a man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday evening in Becker, Minnesota.