FARGO FIRE DEPARTMENT

Fargo Fire Department responds to three-alarm structure fire

The cause of the incident is still unknown

FARGO, N.D. — A fire leaves a former furniture restoration business filled with smoke as firefighters rush to prevent the blaze from spreading. Fargo fire crews responded to the call at 1420 First Avenue North at around 3 p.m. Once they arrived, they saw fire coming out of the building prompting them to sound a second alarm for more help….

Firefighters Answer The Call To Help Battle Wildfires On The West Coast

Wildfires in Oregon have burned at least 1 million acres and destroyed at least two thousand homes

Courtesy: Fargo Fire Department/FacebookFARGO, N.D. — Firefighters from across North Dakota and Minnesota headed to Oregon this week to help fight wildfires. The City of Fargo put out a brief video explaining how four of its members answered the governor’s call for assistance. “After reviewing the request Gov. Burgum signed the authorization that allowed North Dakota resources to travel to…

Cause of fire on NDSU campus identified

UDPATE: The Fargo Fire Department has identified the cause of a fire at NDSU’s Ladd Hall on August 13. According to the Fire Department, a solution of chemicals were placed in a combustible container on top of a heating device and started the fire. The chemicals were reportedly left unattended.   FARGO, N.D. — Fire crews responded to a blaze…

Man arrested at Graver Inn after breaking in and threatening people

Police say no one was injured during the incident.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested at the Graver Inn Thursday morning after smashing the glass on a security door and threatening people inside. Fargo Fire and Fargo Police were called to 123 Roberts Street North for the fire alarms. Police were notified of a bloody man inside the building trying to enter occupied apartments. After searching the building, police found…

Fargo man jumps from three story apartment to escape fire

The cause of the fire in under investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was injured after jumping from the third floor of an apartment building that caught fire Thursday morning. Fire crews arrived at 3rd Avenue North and 6th Street North at approximately 1:30 a.m. and could see heavy fire from the top floor of the building. Firefighters were able to stop the spread of the fire in order…

Large Fires From Fargo Landfill And Moorhead Compost Site Calming Down, Smoke Remaining For Multiple Days

Both departments are prepared to return to the scene if anything changes.

FARGO-MOORHEAD, — Fires at both the Moorhead Compost Site and the Fargo Landfill had fire crews on the scene less than an hour apart. At the Moorhead site, crews say the fire was likely caused by wood chips that spread into the wood storage. In Fargo, crews say the fire was started by cutting work, creating sparks that spread to…

One Person Found Dead After South Fargo House Fire

The area around the home was blocked off to traffic for a few hours.

FARGO, N.D., – At approximately 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, fire crews were notified of smoke coming from a home at 1123 South University Drive. “Upon arrival, fire crews encountered smoke and a small amount of fire in the house. Fire was quickly extinguished. Upon going to the house and checking through things a body was identified and is left in place,”…

Two Pets Perish in South Fargo House Fire

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–Two dogs died in a house fire in south Fargo on Thursday. The Fargo Fire Department reported to 1708 20th Avenue South at approximately 9 p.m. and found the home filled with black smoke. The fire had burned itself out before firefighters arrived. Officers say the homeowner was at work when the fire started and returned home to find…