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Business Fires, Child Locked in Bathroom, Vehicle Fire: January MGFD Incident Report

Feb 14, 2017 02:09PM ● Published by Wendy Erlien

(photo by Maple Grove Voice)

In January 2017, there were 71 incidents reported which Maple Grove Fire/Rescue was dispatched. The following is a synopsis of the incidents responded to by the Maple Grove Fire Department.

Jan. 1

13500 block of 80th Circle North. Report of a building fire. Firefighters were dispatched to a “report of child setting fire to clothing in children’s store,” according to the Maple Grove Fire Department. The Maple Grove Fire Investigations team is following up.

Jan. 2

7500 block of West Fish Lake Road. Report of unauthorized burning.

Jan. 3

11300 block of 86th Avenue North. Report of water or steam leak.

8700 block of Valley Forge Lane North. Outside rubbish, trash or waste fire.

Jan. 4

8700 block of Valley Forge Lane North.  Report of water or steam leak.

14500 block of 99th Avenue North. Report of strange odor/smell.

Jan. 5

14500 block of 99th Ave North. Report of strange odor/smell.

13400 block of 97th Avenue North. EMS call.

6300 block of Eagle Lake Drive. Report of smoke/smoke odor.

Bass Lake Road and Wedgewood Lane. Dispatched to assist Maple Grove Police Department at scene of accident. 

Jan. 6

8000 block of Jefferson Highway. Dispatched to vehicle fire at the Minneapolis Auto Auction in detail shop, according to Maple Grove Fire Department. While en route received update that fire was out.   

8300 block of Norwood Lane North. Dispatched, burnt food.

Jan. 7

9400 block of Magnolia Way North. Report of odor/smell of gas.

16800 block of 91st Avenue North. Dispatched, burnt food.

Jan. 8

12600 block of 82nd Avenue North. Building fire. Firefighter on scene at Lifetime Fitness when he smelled odor of smoke and investigated, finding a fire in a sauna, according to Maple Grove Fire Department, paper towels had been placed on hot rocks in sauna. Bystanders had extinguished the fire. Maple Grove Fire Investigations Team to follow up.

12000 block of 80th Avenue North. Dispatched, burnt food.

Jan. 9

7900 block of Ranchview Lane North. Dispatched due to odor/smell of gas.

Jan. 10

9600 block of Lawndale Lane North. Report of gas leak.

Jan. 11

15000 block of 76th Place North. Building fire. Dispatched to garage fire. Aerosol spray paint can in front of space heater exploded and propellant burned causing small fire in garage that was extinguished by occupant. Fire department checked for extension of fire.

Jan. 12

9300 block of Garland Lane North. Dispatched, burnt food.

Jan. 13

12600 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of water or steam leak.

9700 block of 98th Avenue North. Assist police or other governmental agency.

Jan. 16

14600 block of 77th Place North. Carbon monoxide incident.

11500 block of 82nd Avenue North. Gas leak.

Jan. 17

7400 block of Queensland Lane North. Dispatched, burnt food.

Jan. 19

7400 block of Shadyview Lane North. Dispatched, burnt food.

Jan. 20

6500 block of East Fish Lake Road. Dispatched, burnt food.

11400 block of 73rd Avenue North. Passenger vehicle fire.

Jan. 21

7500 block of Zinnia Way North. Report of odor/smell of gas.

Jan. 24

7300 block West Fish Lake Road. Heat from short circuit (wiring) defective/worn.

Southbound Highway 169 near 63rd Avenue. Passenger vehicle fire. Fire out on arrival having been extinguished by State Patrol and MNDOT Highway Helper.

Jan. 26

11400 block of 96th Avenue North. Report of water or steam leak.

87th Avenue North and Dunkirk Lane North. Dispatched to report of odor/smell of gas.

Jan. 28

8300 block of Rice Lake Road. Report of strange odor/smell.

Jan. 29

18200 block of 68th Avenue North. Extrication of victim(s) from building/structure. Dispatched to assist homeowner whose child was locked in an upstairs bedroom. The molding was removed molding and tool used to displace latch to open the door.  Child appeared to be fine, according to the Maple Grove Fire Department.

Jan. 30

6200 block of 78th Avenue, Brooklyn Park. Building fire.

11900 block of 91st Avenue North. Assist police or other governmental agency.

Jan. 31

Eastbound I-94 to southbound I-494. Passenger vehicle fire.

12000 Central Park Way North. Gas leak. 

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