FARGO FIRE DEPARTMENT

2-Alarm Fire Breaks Out In 100-Foot Grain Dryer In North Fargo

Firefighters responded to Dakota Specialty Milling a little before 8 p.m. Monday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A grain dryer erupts into a 2-alarm fire at a north Fargo industrial building. Firefighters responded to Dakota Specialty Milling a little before 8 p.m. Monday. Fire broke out in a 100-foot grain dryer, which then spread into vents, out of the roof, and into a nearby wall. All employees reportedly got out of the building…

Dryer fire leads to evacuation at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo

Fargo Police Respond To a Dryer Fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Fire Department responds to a call at the Delta Hotels by Marriott. There was smoke reported on the second floor of the hotel caused by a dryer full of items that caught fire. Some people were evacuated from the building. Firefighters responded quickly and were able to extinguish the flames and clear out the…

Fire Spreads From Roof To Apartment Unit Near Downtown Fargo

People In One Unit Displaced After Fire

FARGO (KVRR) – A two-alarm fire forces some residents out of their home early Thursday morning in Fargo. Firefighters responded to an apartment building on the 100 block of 9th Street South just after midnight.  They found flames along the roofline of the building that had spread into the wall of a second-story apartment. Some firefighters finished evacuations while others…

Fire temporarily evacuates Fargo hotel

FARGO, N.D. ( KVRR) — A kitchen fire temporarily evacuates people staying at a Fargo hotel. Just before 10 this morning firefighters were dispatched to Mainstay Suites on 19th Avenue and 44th street South. Staff working at the extended stay hotel were able to evacuate everyone out the building, as well as put out the small kitchen fire. “They came…

Firefighters have a busy Fourth of July

"Everything kind of hit all at once. We had trucks crisscrossing each other throughout the city."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo and West Fargo firefighters respond to more than 25 calls of fires over the Fourth of July holiday. “We had 15 calls for actual fires where there was some flame present which is well above normal,” Fargo Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin said. “We had somewhere about 13 calls for the day. Everything kind…

Fargo Fire and Police Departments investigating series of dumpster fires

"It was just like pop and the flames were high. High enough to think there was a house on fire, not trash bins."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police and Fire Departments are trying to figure out who started dumpster fires Tuesday night. “It was just like pop and the flames were high. High enough to think there was a house on fire, not trash bins,” Fire Witness Joanne Pedersen said. Parts of South Fargo lighting up Tuesday night. Fargo Fire and Police…

Drone helped fight Fargo strip mall fire

Red River UAS Unit uses a device that uses thermal imaging to help fight the South Fargo fire.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire officials are still piecing together the cause of a South Fargo strip mall fire. Businesses are left ruined after a fire tore through the Southpointe Business Park strip mall. Flames destroying Bodyworks Physical Therapy and Gigi’s Playhouse. Our drone capturing the roof of Gigi’s Playhouse completely charred. Most of the building’s roof left destroyed. Workers…

Passersby put out Fargo house fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Firefighters respond to an early morning house fire Tuesday in North Fargo near North Dakota State University. Crews were sent at 7:30 after a passerby noticed flames coming from the front side of the home on the 700 block of College Street North. About four minutes after the call was made firefighters arrived on scene to…

North Dakota firefighters join forces in advanced rescue training course

"It's a skill that they have to prepare for because it can happen tomorrow then again it can happen in two or three months."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –North Dakota Firefighters are adding rope rescue to their list of skills as they participate in an advanced training course. “We’ve done a week’s worth of advanced rescue training and so we’ve done different scenarios and different skills each day,” Fire and Rescue Concepts Co-Owner & Instructor Eric Stroud said. 24 firefighters from across the state came…