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No one was reported killed or injured in the homeless encampment fire Thursday in Minneapolis at 28th Street and 12th Avenue S.
Glen Stubbe, Star Tribune
No one was reported killed or injured in the homeless encampment fire Thursday in Minneapolis at 28th Street and 12th Avenue S.

Large fire destroys south Minneapolis homeless encampment

An investigation into the cause of the fire was underway. Propane tanks could be seen around the camp's remains, and the fire chief said the site's flammability made for a "very dangerous situation."
Predators left winger Filip Forsberg shoots the puck to score a second-period goal past Wild center Connor Dewar in Nashville's 6-1 victory Thursday.
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