watching the firefighters work was like watching a full military assault on our home. it was truly impressive. they took our directions about the location of the fire, attacked that first, then splintered off and entered every single window in the house sweeping through and securing what was untouched by flame and smoke. what great amount of our lives that did survive the fire, did so because of the skill and bravery of the Minneapolis Fire Department. The were amazing. i hope that fireman who gave me his sweatshirt got it back.