Hundreds Evacuated, 1 Injured When Apartment Building Catches Fire In New Hope

3 April 2022

NEW HOPE, Minn. (WCCO) — Fire officials in New Hope say 250 residents were evacuated Sunday morning when a fire broke out at an apartment building.

Officials said the fire started in a single apartment at a building on the 5600 block of Boone Avenue North around 7:30 a.m., then spread to others. Six apartments are completely gone, and several more were impacted.

WATCH: Massive flames tore through six apartments in New Hope this morning. Officials say one person was taken to the hospital for injuries. People who live here tell me everyone came together to help disabled residents get out to safety. Latest at 5:30pm @WCCO

— Kirsten Mitchell (@Kirsten_TV) April 3, 2022

One person was injured.

NEW HOPE APARTMENT FIRE: 250 residents evacuated this morning around 7:30 am when a fire started in an apartment, spreading to others. Fire officials say 6 apartments are gone and many more impacted. One person was taken to the hospital with injuries, everyone else OK. @WCCO

— Kirsten Mitchell (@Kirsten_TV) April 3, 2022

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