FARGO FIRE DEPARTMENT

Car Catches on Fire Behind Kroll’s Diner

No one was hurt in the fire

FARGO, N.D. — A car belonging to a Kroll’s Diner employee was completely engulfed in flames behind the diner on 45th Street South in Fargo around 2 this afternoon. Fargo fire crews were able to put the fire out quickly, but the car is a total loss. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Battalion Chief Joe Mangin says…

Fargo Fire Department Wants Community to Participate in Fire Prevention Week

The fire prevention awareness efforts will continue until October 12

FARGO, N.D. — Fire Prevention Week is back to remind the community of how to be safe in case of a fire emergency. All seven Fargo Fire Department stations are participating in this year’s national campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape.” The effort is put on by the National Fire Protection Association. They say…

Woman Arrested for Endangerment by Fire and Aggravated Burglary

The woman was arrested for Endangerment by fire, aggravated burglary, terrorizing and attempted assault on a peace officer.

Fargo, ND–The Fargo Police Department arrested a woman near the scene of an apartment fire that occurred on July 23 at 10:36 p.m. Fargo Officers were dispatched to 102 14 St. S. to assist the Fargo Fire Department with a structure fire. Multiple tenants had to escape from windows on the first floor prior to the fire being extinguished.  Firefighters…

Gas Leak Leads To Evacuation of Daycare Center

The leak happened around 10:15 a.m. Monday morning in the area around 3013 Madison Avenue North.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND –Xcel Energy worked to repair a natural gas leak in North Fargo. The leak happened around 10:15 a.m. Monday around 3013 Madison Avenue North. A nearby daycare at the YWCA evacuated the 87 children to Madison Elementary School. Some houses around the gas leak also were evacuated. Fargo Police assisted with traffic control….

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…