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Fatal Storage Unit Fire Ruled Accidental

Fargo Police Department says it appears the man was living inside

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Department is calling a fatal storage unit fire accidental. The early Sunday morning fire killed 58–year–old Jonathan Liles of Fargo. It happened at 1725 1st Avenue North. Firefighters had the fire out in ten minutes and then discovered the man’s body. Police say it appears Liles was living in the storage unit. Categories: Local News,…

Fireworks Related Incidents In The F-M Area

WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo authorities report 15 incident related to fireworks over the July 4th Holiday. West Fargo Fire reports five fireworks related calls for either dumpster or other outside trash, trash or rubbish fire contained or outside rubbish fire. West Fargo Police had 10 fireworks related calls for the following reasons, fireworks shot off outside the time…

Driver Runs Into Harbor Freight Tools

Damages are estimated between $5,000 to $6,000

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Fire says an elderly woman ran her car into Harbor Freight Tools just before 11:00 this morning. The woman told firefighters when she got into her car, it went backwards on its own. Battalion Chief Bruce Anderson says the woman then panicked and put it into drive, hitting the building. He says there’s about five to…

Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Apartment Garages In Moorhead

Assistant Fire Chief Gary Larsen says there was fire coming from all six units of the detached garage.

A fire heavily damaged a row of apartment garages at 208 16th Street South in Moorhead Monday morning. Assistant Fire Chief Gary Larsen says there was fire coming from all six units of the detached garage. A van and a large number of personal items stored in the garages were destroyed in the fire. Larsen says the items made the…

Man Arrested After Climbing a Sign and Jumping onto Building

27–year–old Michael Barido was arrested after jumping onto a nearby building

FARGO, N.D.– Fargo Police were involved in a two–hour standoff this morning and a former Bison football player’s father caught it all on camera. 27–year–old Michael Barido was arrested after jumping onto a nearby building. Leo Dempsey, Jr., the father former NDSU Safety Tre Dempsey, recorded the bizarre scene on Facebook Live. He was one of many bystanders watching as…

Fargo Police Catch Roof Top Suspect

11 squads along with Fargo Fire were on the scene of the Grand Inn on 14th Avenue South.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — Fargo Police were involved in a search on the roof of a local hotel. Eleven squads along with Fargo Fire were on the scene of the Grand Inn on 14th Avenue South. It’s not clear what the man was doing but he apparently went from a sign to the roof. Police used…

Celebrating the 45th Annual EMS Week With Fargo’s Finest

About 40 EMS workers came out to Urban Plains Park in Fargo to celebrate with the community like FM ambulance, Sanford Airmed, the West Fargo Police Department, the Fargo fire department and more

FARGO, N.D.– Its the 45th annual EMS week where Emergency Responders are recognized for everything they do for their communities. About 40 EMS workers came out to Urban Plains Park in Fargo to celebrate with the community including FM ambulance, Sanford Airmed, the West Fargo Police Department, the Fargo fire department and more. They came out to talk to people about…

Fargo And West Fargo Fire Will Share Fire Response

Fargo Fire Chief Steve Dirksen says it the first of its kind in North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – With all the major road construction getting underway in the southwest metro, there are concerns about blocked routes hampering fire departments running into delays on calls on 52nd Avenue South in Fargo and Sheyenne Street in West Fargo. The fire departments in both cities have worked on a response plan. Fargo Fire Chief Steve Dirksen says…

Overnight Fire Guts Fargo Building

On arrival, they found heavy smoke and fire coming from two units on the east half of the steel building.

FARGO, N.D. – A fire causes extensive damage to a commercial building in south Fargo. Crews got the call at 9:30 Sunday night. A fire inspector says a fire wall in the building contained the fire to the east half of the structure. Fire crews forced themselves inside through an overhead garage door and were then able to get the blaze…

Crews Work to Fix Overnight Roof Collapse at Fargo’s Centennial Elementary

A portion of the building's roof collapsed after 8:30 Tuesday evening because of heavy amounts of snow

FARGO, N.D. – Spring break couldn’t have come at a better time for Centennial Elementary. A portion of the building’s roof collapsed after 8:30 Tuesday evening because of heavy amounts of snow. The school knew about the weak portion of the roof on Monday and tried to relieve the weight. “Yesterday we had probably 12 of our men and women…