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Police, Fire Crews Respond To South Fargo Fire

The explosion happened around 7:00 at 3301 15th Street South in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – An explosion and fire ripped through a Fargo business Sunday night and destroyed the large garage, one of about a half dozen attached businesses in the building. The blast was reported shortly after 7 p.m. in the 3300 block of 15th Street South. Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin tells KFGO News the force of the…

Explosion Destroys Fargo Structure Overnight

One person received minor injuries in an explosion that destroyed a garage at 702 South University Drive in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – One person received minor injuries in an explosion that destroyed a garage at 702 South University Drive in Fargo. Firefighters responded to the call at 11:55 p.m. Thursday. Battalion Chief Jason Ness tells KFGO News firefighters discovered an attached two stall garage had collapsed on two vehicles inside the garage. The house has multiple apartments and…

Man Has Serious Injuries After Camper Explodes In Richland County

He was first taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge and then flown to Sanford Hospital in Fargo

RICHLAND CO., N.D. — A camper explosion in Richland County sends one man to a Fargo hospital with serious injuries. It happened north of Wahpeton and near Dwight around 6:30 p.m. A man was inside the camper when it exploded. He was first taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge and then flown to Sanford Hospital in Fargo. The…

Nine Americans Killed in Highway Ambush in Mexico

The FBI has opened an investigation.

Mexico City–Nine U.S. citizens, including six children, living in a Mormon community were found dead after their vehicles were attacked in Northern Mexico. Some of the victims lived in La Mora, Mexico while others had ties to Williston, ND. They were traveling together in three vehicles for “safety reasons,” Kendra Lee Miller, a relative of the victims said. One vehicle…

Two People Taken To Fargo Hospital After House Explosion Near Barnesville

Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says he doesn't believe anyone was seriously hurt

BARNESVILLE, MN — A house northwest of Barnesville was heavily damaged in an early morning explosion. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says he doesn’t believe anyone was seriously hurt. Two people in the house at the time were taken to a Fargo hospital. Empting says someone lit a candle in the house and the blast was likely the result of…

Red River SWAT Practices Breach Techniques in Flood Buyout Home

they practice nine hours a month

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley SWAT team tests out some explosive breaching techniques on a house in South Fargo. Because SWAT doesn’t always have the chance to test their tools to the point of failure on structures, they’re taking the opportunity to test them out on a flood buyout home. Testing their breaching techniques allows them to do things…

Nobody Was Hurt After Oil Field Saltwater Disposal Site Exploded Near Watford City

The fire will be allowed to burn out

WATFORD CITY, ND — No one was hurt in an explosion at an oil field saltwater disposal site near Watford City. The McKenzie County Emergency manager says one man was at the site at the time of the explosion, but he was not hurt. It happened at a White Owl Energy Services site. Authorities don’t know what caused the explosion and…

Home explodes in St. Paul neighborhood, one taken to hospital

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – St. Paul firefighters are responding to home explosion Friday morning at the intersection of Payne Avenue and Edgerton Street. The home explosion occurred at 8:34 a.m., according to St. Paul Assistant Fire Chief Matthew Simpson. One person, who was inside at the time, was taken to Regions Hospital. That person’s condition is unknown, but he was conscious…

Three Arrested After Meth Lab Bust in East Grand Forks

Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force busted a suspected meth lab on the 900 block of 20th Street Northwest

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Three people have been arrested after a meth lab bust in East Grand Forks. James Sackett, Sonya Barbieur and Joshua Roudebrush are facing charges of felony meth manufacturing. Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force busted a suspected meth lab on the 900 block of 20th Street Northwest. All three have previous…

Bismarck Man Accused of Trying to Kill His Roommate Over Probation Search

Weber eventually returned and woke up the other man

BISMARCK, ND — A Bismarck man is accused of setting a fire in an apartment in attempt to kill his roommate. Darren Weber, 42,  is charged with endangering by fire or explosion as well as four counts for violating a court order. Authorities say Weber placed a dresser, two vacuum cleaners and a number of other items in front of…