SBM Fire Department

The Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department collected just over 6.5 tons of food for the food shelf at its second annual food drive parade in which there were four specific routes from Dec. 3-6 in Blaine, Mounds View and Spring Lake Park. Dan Retka, battalion chief, said the donations were “up dramatically” compared with [...]

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The Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View (SBM) Fire Department brought its firefighters and Santa Claus to four parade routes between Monday, and Thursday to collect donations for the food shelf during a family-fun event. Dan Retka, battalion chief, said on Tuesday before this edition went to press that Monday night’s parade in western Blaine was a [...]

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The Friday morning fire at the Ole Piper Inn in Blaine will likely be one of the largest single property losses from a fire in Blaine history and it could have been avoided, according to Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View (SBM) Fire Chief Nyle Zikmund.

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Fire safety tips such as not playing with matches, not overloading an electrical outlet with plugs, watching over cooking dinner, handling lit cigarettes or candles with care and having smoke detectors in the home are common knowledge to most if not all people born in America.

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Multiple people were evacuated Friday evening (Sept. 21) from the Cloverleaf Apartments in Blaine when a fire started in a third-floor unit.

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