Apartment building fire displaces residents in New Hope


Many apartments ended up seriously destroyed in a key hearth in the west metro neighborhood of New Hope this early morning. One resident was wounded.

The West Metro Fire-Rescue Section responded to what was at first an appliance fire in a floor-floor condominium in the 5600 block of Boone Avenue North.

But Fire Main Sarah Larson reported the fireplace speedily distribute to the second and third stories.

New Hope fire

Firefighters inspect problems after quite a few apartment units were burned in a hearth in New Hope on Sunday April, 3. Just one person was wounded.

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Larson states six flats ended up severely impacted, with around 20 sustaining some level of hurt. She claims the Purple Cross is helping households with finding short-term shelter.

“The Pink Cross is aiding about 20 units at this time. How lengthy some of those people units will be impacted? I am not positive, some lengthier than other individuals,” Larson explained.

In a news launch, the Crimson Cross reported as many as 100 persons could have been impacted.

This is the 2nd significant fire the West Metro section responded to about the weekend. A woman died in a household hearth in neighboring Crystal on Saturday.

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