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Owners of Post’s Hardware Say They Will Rebuild In Another Location After Fire

A deputy state fire marshal determined that the fire was caused by a cigarette and started in the back of the building

HANKINSON, N.D. — The hardware store in Hankinson will be rebuilt after it was lost to fire last month. A deputy state fire marshal determined that the fire was caused by a cigarette and started in the back of the building. Nearly a dozen apartment tenants were displaced. Post’s Hardware owners Jeremy and Jill Post say they are still working…

Fire Investigators Release Cause Behind Fire that Destroyed Popular Battle Lake Business

Fire crews were called in just before 3 a.m. but the flames were already through the roof

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — The cause of the fire at a popular restaurant near Battle Lake has been ruled “accidental”. The State Fire Marshal says a dropped or discarded lit cigarette ignited combustible material under…

Smoking to Blame for an Overnight Deck Fire in Fargo

Fire crews said not putting out cigarettes and cigars the right way is a leading cause of fires in Fargo

FARGO, ND — Fire crews said an overnight deck fire in far south Fargo was caused by smoking materials not put out correctly. The fire crept up the walls and got into the attic of a house at 6084 61st Avenue South in the Deer Creek area of Fargo. Crews said it caused about $12,000 in damage. Before fire crews…