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Fire destroys house in rural Wahpeton

Richland County's Brett Lambrecht reports the house looks to be a total loss.

WAHPETON, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire destroys a house northwest of Wahpeton. Crews were called to 17905 County Road 10 Southeast around 6:30 Saturday night. Departments from Dwight, Wahpeton, Breckenridge and Mooreton responded. They worked for about three hours on scene. The homeowners were not at home at the time of the fire and no one was injured. The American Red…

American Red Cross urgently seeking volunteers from the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D.–The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers from the Red River Valley to provide food, shelter and support to those across the country. With several natural disasters occurring in addition to the COVID-9 pandemic, the American Red Cross is spread thin attempting to provide care to people displaced locally and nationally. The Red Cross says more than…

Grand Forks Mobile Home Fire Classified as Accidental

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Monday afternoon fire in Grand Forks has been classified as accidental. The fire marshal says an improperly disposed smoldering cigarette ignited combustible siding and deck board at 4710 Golden Gate Drive. The fire moved into the insulation on the underside of the mobile home and was intensified by a strong wind. Damage is estimated at…

Red Cross Helps Fargo Apartment Fire Victims

The American Red Cross is encouraging everybody to take fire safety seriously during the quarantine, as well as make sure they have recently reviewed their emergency escape plans.

FARGO, N.D. – The American Red Cross is stepping in to help provide emergency lodging to the families displaced by last night’s apartment fire. That fire occurred at the 2800 block of 7th Street North. 12 people are now being set up with emergency hotel rooms. Red Cross teams will also be finding out what needs the families require, such…

American Red Cross Helps People Affected by Fargo Apartment Fire

The Red Cross encourages everyone to practice fire safety and discuss escape plans.

FARGO, N.D.–The American Red Cross is helping 12 people affected by an apartment fire Thursday night. The fire occurred in the 2800 block of 7th Street North in Fargo. Multiple people were forced to jump from balconies to escape the smoke that filled two of the three stories. The American Red Cross is offering those displaced by the fire, including…

Red Cross Providing Care to Families Affected by Home Fires Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

FARGO, N.D.–The American Red Cross is continuing to provide care to communities affected by home fires despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Red Cross volunteers responded to 43 fires across North Dakota, South Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota during the month of March and offered assistance to 125 people affected by these fires. The Red Cross says it is working closely with…

American Red Cross Installing Free Smoke Alarms in West Fargo

The smoke alarm installations will take place November 3 through November 16.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Fire Department is partnering with the American Red Cross to install free smoke alarms in the Meadow Ridge Development in West Fargo. Anyone living in a permanent, single-family dwelling from Main Avenue to 7th Avenue East and 45th Street to 17th Street East can request to get current smoke alarms checked and new alarms installed….