Investigating a Deadly Fire

  • Lake Street tenants spotted host of hazards before fire

    The place was "a firetrap - and you can quote me on that," said Tom Stinchfield, who lived in the building for 17 years and apparently was one of the few tenants with a working smoke detector on the day of the fire. Updated Apr. 25, 2011

  • An apartment fire that killed six people in Minneapolis revealed serious flaws in the city's inspection practices and prompted major changes in the system. The apartments, which had multiple fire-code violations, were not inspected for at least 16 years.

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Passersby watched as firemen poured water on the McMahon Pub and apartment complex at 3001 East Lake Street.

Linda Armstrong

Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak listens to Minneapolis Fire Chief Alex Jackson during an afternoon press conference in which it was announced three more bodies had been found, including two children.

An early morning fire destroyed McMahon's Pub, killing one person,.

  • Pub fire

    Article By: TOM SWEENEY , Publish / Update April 2, 2010 11:22 PM

    An early morning fire destroyed McMahon's Pub on east Lake St in Minneapolis, and killed 6 people.

Building at 3001 E. Lake St.

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