ARSON

Police say Dilworth apartment garage fire was arson

1/2 (Dilworth Police Dept.) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 (Dilworth Police Dept.) Show Caption Hide Caption DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – Police in Dilworth say a fire that broke out in a row of apartment garages Tuesday is being investigated as an arson. At least two vehicles and personal property were destroyed in the blaze at 102 5th St. NW. Crews…

Fryn’ Pan arson suspect arrested

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Police have tracked down the man suspected of starting a dumpster fire at the Fryn’ Pan restaurant. Police have been looking for 29-year-old Nathan Ouren.  He was wanted on a charge of aggravated endangering by fire. The June 14 fire damaged both the dumpster and a portion of the building at 300 Main Ave.  Damage was…

Police release photo of Fargo arson suspect

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Police are asking for assistance in identifying a person of interest connected to the dumpster fire at the Fryn’ Pan. The June 14 fire at 300 Main Ave. was reported around 1:30 a.m. The dumpster was located near the building and the fire damaged both the dumpster and a portion of the building.  Damage was estimated…

Fargo strip mall fire was intentionally set

FARGO (KVRR) – A fire that gutted a large portion of a Fargo strip mall last month was intentionally set. The May 11 fire at 3242 20th St. South tore through Bodyworks Physical Therapy and GiGi’s Playhouse. No one was seriously injured.  One firefighter had minor injuries. Fargo Fire Marshal Ryan Erickson says Fargo Police are conducting a criminal investigation….

Judge orders Staples man to prison, $12 million restitution for Minneapolis arson

Bryce WilliamsMINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – A Staples, Minn. man was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his role in the arsons at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct building. Twenty-six-year-old Bryce Williams was indicted by a federal grand jury in August.  The fire was started on May 28, during the riots immediately following the death of George Floyd. Federal…

Two Fargo fires caused by arson were not related

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Fire Marshal Ryan Erickson says a fire at an apartment building in north Fargo earlier this month was intentionally set. Firefighters were able to quickly put it out, containing the fire to the front porch. The May 10th fire triggered both alarms inside the multi-unit building. Erickson says the fire caused $20,000 in damage.  There were…