Casselton Service Center Damaged By Fire

The interior suffered extensive smoke damage.

UPDATE- Fire destroyed a large garage at Gordy’s Service Center, just off I-94 in Casselton Monday.

The fire was reported shortly before 5:30 a.m.

Fire Chief Tim McLean said the multi-bay, steel building was fully involved as fire crews arrived on scene.

Flames could be seen for several miles. McLean says the fire got into the rafters and spread rapidly.

The roof on a large part of the garage collapsed and several walls bowed out.

The garage is separate from Gordy’s convenience store and fast food restaurant.

One firefighter was taken to Essentia Hospital in Fargo for treatment of minor injuries received when he tripped and fell at the fire hall as he prepared to head to the fire.

Fire departments from Casselton, Mapleton, Buffalo, and West Fargo responded to the fire.

The cause is under investigation.

CASSELTON, ND — Fire crews and law enforcement worked to put out an early morning structure fire at Gordy’s Service Center in Casselton.

The roof of the building collapsed.

The interior suffered extensive smoke damage.

No one was in the building at the time.

A firefighter was taken away in an ambulance due to an injury that happened before the fire.

Crews are on site working to find the cause of the fire.

Roads are not blocked off.

The parking lot of Tesoro and Gordy’s is blocked off.

Sheriff Jesse Jahner asks people to stay away from the area so they are able to do their work effectively.


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