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Waste oil ignited explosion and fire at South Dakota high school

MILLER, S.D. – Fire officials say they have pinpointed the cause of an explosion and fire at the school campus in Miller, S.D. Fire Chief Steve Resel says some equipment being used in the high school’s agriculture shop ignited a barrel of waste oil on Feb. 2. Students and staff have not been allowed to return to the school building,…

Students evacuated following explosion at South Dakota high school

MILLER, S.D. – Officials say students have been evacuated from a high school in Miller following an explosion and fire in the shop area. School board chairwoman Natalie Bertsch says no injuries have been reported. The Hand County Sheriff’s Office confirmed an explosion had occurred in the agriculture workshop at the school and that a fire was still active. People…

North Dakota oil well explodes, no reports of injuries

GRENORA, N.D. – Sheriff’s officials say an oil well exploded and caught fire Monday in northwestern North Dakota. There are no reports of any injuries. The Divide County Sheriff’s Department says the oil storage tank that exploded held about 1,300 barrels of oil northeast of Grenora. The fire has been contained at the site and officials are letting it burn…

Four injured in Beltrami County fish house explosion

WASKISH TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KVRR) – Four people were injured when a propane tank exploded in a fish house on Upper Red Lake. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says the explosion happened Saturday “Upon arrival of Sheriff’s Deputies, a male and female had already been transported by ambulance to the Waskish Airport to meet the air ambulances. A second male and…

5 injured in house explosion in Cambridge, Minn.

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (FOX 9) — Authorities are investigating a house explosion that left five people injured early Saturday morning in Cambridge, Minnesota. According to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office, at 5:31 a.m., dispatch received numerous calls reporting a possible house explosion on the 33000 block of Hilary Circle NE in Cambridge Township. When they arrived, authorities found four people walking…

Explosion, fire damage Minot house, occupants are safe

MINOT, N.D. – Officials say an explosion and fire has caused significant damage to a house in Minot, but that its occupants are safe. Firefighters were dispatched to a home in southwest Minot about 1:30 a.m. Monday. Fire engulfed the rear of the house with flames spreading toward adjacent structures. Crews began search and rescue operations on all three floors…

Watch: Biden news conference following deadly explosions at Kabul airport

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul’s airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover. At least 13 people were killed and dozens wounded, Russian officials and aid workers said. At least 12 U.S. service…

Camper in Fargo is destroyed after it catches on fire

There was no one inside of the camper at the time.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — At around 1:30 p.m., fire crews respond to 437 23rd Street South of reports of a camper fire. Officials say when crews arrived on scene, a camper in between two homes was fully engulfed. They say there was also a possible explosion. Officials say the fire was controlled within a couple of minutes. There was no…

Four People Sent to Hospital after Fire Destroys Their Home

The fire chief says the house is a total loss.

Photo Credit: NewsDakota.comVALLEY CITY, N.D.–Authorities say a fire destroyed a home in Valley City and sent four family members to hospital. Fire Chief Scott Magnuson says that neighbors heard an explosion before the fire broke out about 9 p.m. Wednesday. He says four people in the home were taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Magnuson…

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…