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Plans for new West Fargo Fire Dept. HQ shared with City Commission

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Plans for the new West Fargo Fire Department headquarters are coming together. West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller announced the finalized planning process of the project. The fire department selected the building’s design firm, Construction Management Company, and have been moving forward with the design process. They hope the new headquarters will Improve response times…

West Fargo crews call in extra help for fire and crash

Extra crews were called on scene to help with heat exhaustion prevention.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A person calls West Fargo Fire after smelling and seeing smoke coming from a crawl space. Firefighters arrived around 1 p.m. to find insulation wrapped around a live electrical wire was burning underneath the house. Extra crews were called on scene to help due to heat exhaustion prevention. Down the road from the fire on…

Crews Put Out Detached Garage Fire in Mapleton

MAPLETON, N.D. (KVRR) – Smoke fills the air of Mapleton after a fire breaks out at a house. Fire crews from West Fargo and Mapleton were called Monday afternoon to the 500 block of Second Street for a structure fire. The only damage was to the detached garage where the fire started and some nearby grass. “I’m very proud of…

West Fargo Fire Department closes central station for two weeks

WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo Fire Department’s central station located at 106 first St, will be closed for two weeks because an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. This will not impact emergency service response within the City of West Fargo. Those who were in close contact with the individual include the Chief, office manager and all of…

Meeting Mika: The West Fargo Arson Dog

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Mika is the newest member of the West Fargo Fire family. “We were looking to see what we could do to benefit the quality of life in our community,” said Chief Dan Fuller of the West Fargo Fire Department. She’s trained to dig and sniff through the rubble and debris and determine if a fire was…

West Fargo Fire Dept. Receives 57 Jet-Style Helmets

The helmets are the first of their kind in the state

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Gate City Bank donates 57 state–of–the–art, jet–style helmets to the West Fargo Fire Department. The helmets are the first of their kind to be used by firefighters in North Dakota. Each one costs about $230. West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller says the helmets are not only lighter than their old ones but they will also…

Heavy Snow Causes Partial Roof Collapse at RJ Corman Railroad Services

More than a dozen people were inside but there were no injuries

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Shortly after 3:00, West Fargo crews responded to a partial roof collapse at RJ Corman, a railroad service company. West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller says the weight of the snow is what caused the collapse. More than a dozen people had been working inside the building but no one was injured. Fire crews had to shut…

West Fargo Bedroom Fire Spreads to Attic

It started just before 11 a.m.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A bedroom fire spreads to the attic, causing significant damage to a house in West Fargo. The fire department got the call right before 11:00 this morning. The fire started in the back bedroom of the house and vented through the attic, causing damage to the roof. Firefighters covered the family’s belongings with tarps to ensure no…

West Fargo Fire Department Considers Hiring More Firefighters

With each year bringing an increased work load, West Fargo may speed up their hiring process

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After 2016 turned out to be their busiest year on record, officials said they could possibly make hires as early as this year. The number of calls peaking in 2016 follows a trend of increasing calls in the area. West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller said full time employees could alleviate some of the burden for…