From the Phoenix Files – Goodwill Store

The death of George Floyd on Memorial Day sparked nationwide peaceful protests and localized violent rioting in many areas of the county, including the North Central Region cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. Even now – more than three months after order was restored in these Twin Cities, the devastation to local businesses remains widespread, persistent, and painful to see. But like the fabled Phoenix bird of ancient mythology, new life and vigor rises from the ashes, and the Goodwill store at 1239 University Avenue West in Saint Paul is an example of the ravages of uncontrolled mobs and uncontrolled fire, persistence and resilience, and another shining example of the value of fire sprinklers!

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NFSA ATTENDS BUSINESS SERVICE MINI EVENT

COVID-19 has impacted many aspects of our lives this year, and one of the disappointing and negative impacts has been the cancellation of many community events and fire department open houses for Fire Prevention Week and Fire Prevention Month.

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NFSA JOINS SBM FIRE DEPARTMENT’S FIRE PREVENTION WEEK OPEN HOUSE

On Saturday, October 10, the Minnesota Chapter of the NFSA conducted a side by side demonstration at a community open house in support of National Fire Prevention Week.

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MINNESOTA CHAPTER HOLDS 24TH ANNUAL BURN AID GOLF TOURNAMENT

Members and supporters of the Minnesota Chapter of NFSA and the Burn Aid Foundation met on September 14th for the 24th Annual Burn Aid Charity Golf Tournament.

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