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Man Hospitalized After West Fargo Apartment Fire

First responders rescued a 40-year-old man from his first-floor apartment at 1031 1st Street East

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Fire and police crews are investigating an early morning apartment fire in West Fargo. Firefighters were paged at 5:30 Thursday morning for a structure fire at 1031 1st Street East in West Fargo. Police made it to the scene first and rescued a 40–year–old man a few feet from the door of his first–floor apartment. Nearly 15…

F-M Ambulance to Host 5th Annual Save a Life Saturday at West Acres

First responders will be teaching songs to sing while performing CPR like "Staying Alive" and "Baby Shark"

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo-Moorhead first responders are gearing up for another year of teaching people how to save lives with the 5th annual Save a Life Saturday. F-M Ambulance is hosting the event to offer a refresher on CPR for free near Macy’s at the West Acres Mall. First responders will be teaching songs to sing while performing CPR like…

Emergency Responders Approach Subzero Temperatures Differently

Some groups go out on scene, while others handle situations remotely

FARGO, N.D. — Whenever they go out on a call, paramedics with F–M Ambulance make sure that their paramedics and those they are helping are covered up from the cold. However, the extra time devoted to safety, along with the colder temperatures, are slowing down some response times. “Since it is so cold, it takes a bit longer to do calls…

Paramedics Report More Cases of Frostbite, Muscle Trauma after Blizzard

Call 9-1-1 if you start to experience chest pain, numbness while shoveling

FARGO, N.D. — Waking up to around 8.5 inches of snow on the ground, Mackenzie Neuhalfen and her brother Zachary got right to work. “It’s hard only because it’s so heavy and it’s also kind of cold so I mean there’s nothing wrong with shoveling, it was just a lot of snow at one time,” said Neuhalfen. Some in the metro…

Emergency Responders Prepare Block 9 Builders With Mock Safety Drill

It's located in the east 200 block of Broadway

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police, Fargo Fire and F-M Ambulance help construction workers put on a mock safety drill at the Block 9 site. McGough Construction, the contractor behind the project, puts on a safety drill every time conditions at a site change. During the simulation, one of the foremen pretended to be unconscious but still breathing in the deep hole….

F-M Ambulance Expands Its Reach, Establishes New Post in Glyndon

The new post will help lessen response times in the outer parts of Clay County

GLYNDON, Minn. — For many years, F–M Ambulance has had a partnership with several smaller fire departments in Clay County, including the all–volunteer force in Glyndon. “We usually get there ahead of F–M Ambulance and provide initial care and medical treatment. At that point, we just wait for F–M to get there and once they arrive, they actually do the transport…

F-M Ambulance Services Creates New Design for Ambulances

Out with the old and in with the new! Ambulances in the Fargo–Moorhead area are getting a fresh new do!

FARGO, N.D.–Out with the old and in with the new! Ambulances in the Fargo–Moorhead area are getting a fresh new do! F–M Ambulance Services are updating their ambulances with a new design featuring the Sanford Health Systems logo. The 2009 partnership between F–M Ambulance and Sanford lead to the decision to include the Sanford logo on emergency transportation vehicles. So…

Rescuing Your Pet During A Fire

Firefighters and EMT's say their first priority is always to rescue humans before animals

FARGO, N.D. — No one was injured in a balcony fire last night but firefighters did have to revive a cat. Since many consider their pets to be a part of their family, KVRR’s Danielle Church found out what you should do to safely evacuate everyone, including your pet, during a house fire. During a house or apartment fire, many times…