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Statement from Governor Mark Dayton

February 14, 2014
ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement today following a residential fire in Minneapolis that took the lives of five Minnesotans.

“Today we mourn the loss of five Minnesotans, some of them children, whose lives were taken by a terrible in-home fire.  I offer my deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims.  I also want to thank the Minneapolis firefighters and other first responders, whose heroism saved lives this morning.”