Cameron's Coffee

Med Fire and Shakopee Fire responded to reports of a fire at Cameron’s Coffee in Shakopee shortly after 5 p.m. Feb. 12.

Dispatchers said the building’s occupants reported hearing a loud bang and then evacuated the building, according to police scanner traffic.

Once inside, firefighters discovered a fire in the ceiling ducts, according to the scanner, and they worked to put out the fire for approximately 45 minutes. On arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke inside and found fire in a roaster and the ductwork, the Shakopee Fire Department said. Firefighters dismantled parts of the roaster and the ductwork in order to extinguish the fire.

Around 5:45 p.m., the fire had been extinguished, and the firefighters then used an air boat for ventilation.

Two employees were treated on scene for smoke inhalation and one firefighter sustained a minor injury, according to the Shakopee Fire Department. The cause of the fire is under investigation and damage estimates are not available at this time, the department said.

Firefighters from Mdewakanton Public Safety, Allina Health EMS and the Shakopee Police Department were also on the scene.

According to a customer service employee at Cameron’s Coffee Feb. 13, operations were business-as-usual at the warehouse.


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