Lawsuit settled in death of 6 in 2010 apartment fire in Minneapolis

Star Tribune, by David ChanenFebruary 26, 2014

Star Tribune, by David Chanen

Building owners are responsible for checking smoke detectors and replacing them every 10 years.

The enduring mystery over the cause and origin of a 2010 fire that killed six people in a Minneapolis apartment didn't hinder a settlement last week in the wrongful-death lawsuit against the building's owner.

The fast-moving blaze, which gutted several apartments and an Irish pub at 3001 E. Lake St., was the city's deadliest fire in nearly 30 years. A bartender from the pub and a family of five staying with him, including three children, died of smoke inhalation and burns.

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