Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The web page has closeups of Fridley firefighters at scene of blaze at limo service and auto shop.
Check out some very sharp closeup photos of Fridley Fire Department crews fighting a fire early Tuesday at the Twin City Fire Wire website. The post also includes a detailed description of how Fridley, with help from Coon Rapids and SBM fire departments, attacked the blaze. Since the first Fridley Patch post on the fire Tuesday, Fire Chief John Berg clarified the name of the limousine service housed in part of the one-story structure at 7800 Elm St. NE: A1 Limo. Berg also said by email that FFD crews cleared the scene at 2:21 a.m. They arrived just after midnight. Read more:
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The commercial building at 7800 Elm St. NE houses automotive businesses.
Update (1:30 p.m. Tuesday): Fridley Fire Chief John Berg said in an email Tuesday that an overnight fire at a commercial building on Elm Street NE started when a gas can ignited, injuring one person: The fire was reported just after midnight by one of two occupants that reported they had a gasoline fire in the building. Both occupants escaped, one with minor burns. They were apparently transferring gasoline from a vehicle to a gas can when it ignited. They attempted to fight the fire but, were forced out of the building. The fire ignited a vehicle in the building. Firefighters encountered heavy black smoke and supplied the building fire suppression system until they were able use a thermal imager to determine that it was a vehicle on fire…