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North Dakota Forest Service Reminding People To Be Careful During Fire Season

They recommend that people continue to check the Fire Danger Rating map on the department's website

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Forest Service is reminding residents that it is still fire season and that people need to take extra precaution. That means waiting to mow your lawn till the grass is green, avoid doing any burning in your yard and to remember the ABC’s. Always Be Careful with fire, officials say to make sure the…

Firefighters Remind People to be Mindful When Burning Recreational Fires

Always have some sort of water supply on hand

As you enjoy the nice weather and longer days, firefighters want you keep fire safety in mind. Having a fire in your backyard to roast some s’mores is a great summer pastime, but if the smoke starts to bother neighbors, that’s when it becomes a problem. Neighbors may call the fire department if the flames cause them to close their…

Firefighters Battle Car Fire Despite Equipment Freezing on Site

The Fire department posting this video on Facebook of firefighters battling an engulfed car next to an apartment building

FARGO, ND — Today’s cold weather hampered Fargo firefighters. The Fire department posting this video on Facebook of firefighters battling an engulfed car next to an apartment building. The department says some of their equipment froze and prevented them from applying flame-retardant foam to the gas burning under the car. They were eventually able to put the fire out. It…

Not the End: Owner of Arthur’s Barn Announces Plans to Rebuild

The fire broke out last Thursday afternoon and quickly spread in very windy conditions

  ARTHUR, ND — The owner of the dance barn in rural Cass County that went up in flames one week ago says this won’t be the end. Arthur’s Barn owner Delon Cahoon says they plan to rebuild the iconic barn that was known for its live entertainment and dances. The Cahoon family has set up a GoFundMe page to…

Two Dead After House Fire on Lake Traverse Reservation

Two escaped the fire but after the fire was out, two others were found upstairs

SISSETON, SD — Two people have died in a house fire on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation in northeastern South Dakota. The Sisseton Fire Chief says an adult and a child escaped from the burning home Sunday. After the fire was out, two others were found upstairs. They were taken to a hospital in Sisseton where they died. He says…

Two Rescued in Fergus Falls Apartment Fire

Three people can't return to their homes after an overnight fire

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two people were rescued after fire broke out in an apartment building in Fergus Falls. While most of the people are able to head back to their homes, a few apartment units are still blocked off after heavy smoke damage. Three people can’t return to their homes after an overnight fire. Crews were called to 1110…