Early Morning Fire Damages Vacant Minn. Duplex

Close to 30 firefighters were needed to bring a fire in a vacant duplex in St. Paul under control on Oct. 10.

Engine 4 reported smoke showing from the 2 1/2-story duplex.

Inside, firefighters found fire on all four levels of the the building and stretched four hoseline to contin the fire.

Crews used saws and tools to find fire as it extended through a number of walls and the fire was brought under control by 6 a.m. 

Four engines, two ladders, two rescue squads, two medics and two chiefs responded.