Teen escapes Fargo apartment fire through window

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo firefighters respond to a fire that started in the basement of an apartment building.

They say one teen had to climb out of a window to escape the building.

It happened in the 2800 block of 8th Street North.

Crews were met with heavy smoke and fire coming out of one of the basement units. They were able to enter the building quickly and notify the parents.

“They got the fire extinguished, searched the area, and found no other occupants. All people that were in the building at the time of the fire were able to quickly exit and there were no injuries to any occupants or to any firefighters,” Fargo Fire Department Battalion Chief Jason Ness said.

No one was hurt and damage is estimated at $32,000 The cause is under investigation.

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