ELECTRICAL

Several Homes Affected By Lightning Strike in South Fargo

You should stay inside during thunderstorms

FARGO, N.D. — A home in South Fargo was hit by lightning last night during the thunderstorm. Neighbors on 56th Avenue South say multiple houses on the street were affected by the strike and are having some electrical issues. Firefighters checked the area for signs of danger. The fire department says there were no signs of a fire but some parts…

Electrical Issue Causes Fargo Apartment Fire

The fire happened in the 2500 block of 14th Street South just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Fire crews say an electrical issue caused a fire at a Fargo apartment building last night. The fire department was called to the 2500 block of 14th Street South just before 8:30 p.m. Someone reported seeing smoke coming from a second floor apartment. The fire on the exterior of the building was quickly extinguished. But when firefighters…

Jimmy Johns Employee Makes Freaky Fast Phone Call to Fargo Fire Department

Crews say they were able to put the fire out quickly

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 FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened earlier this morning in a south Fargo strip mall under construction. Around 8:30, a Jimmy Johns employee called 911 after seeing smoke coming…

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…

Investigators Determine Cause of Arthur’s Barn Fire

The barn was a total loss

  ARTHUR, ND — Investigators have new information on the fire that destroyed a popular spot near Arthur. An electrical malfunction has been determined as the cause of a fire that destroyed a popular entertainment venue in rural Cass County. The sheriff’s office and the State Fire Marshall say the fire at Arthur’s Barn started on the ground level of…

Osaka Sushi & Hibachi Opens Late After Early Morning Fire

They found and put out a small fire in the mechanical room

  FARGO, ND — The business day at Osaka Sushi & Hibachi in Fargo was shortened by a small fire. Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the restaurant around 9 o’clock this morning and found light smoke coming from a roof vent. They found and put out a small fire in the mechanical room. There was some minor damage…

Fire Officials Release Possible Cause of Alexandria House Fire

When deputies arrived on scene, two areas of the house, both near electrical and gas lines, were engulfed in flames

Courtesy: Fox News  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Lightning was the likely cause of a house fire in rural Alexandria. Crews were called to the house around 6:20 Sunday morning. When deputies arrived on scene, two areas of the house, both near electrical and gas lines, were engulfed in flames. Alexandria and Forada Fire Departments responded. The fire caused damage to the…