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Fargo & West Fargo Fire Departments hold 10-Week Recruit Training Academy

"We have a total of six fighters going through this 10 week recruit class. Five from Fargo and one from West Fargo."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo and West Fargo firefighters are joining forces for a recruit training academy. “We are lucky enough to partner with Fargo in the recruit class. We have a total of six fighters going through this 10 week recruit class. Five from Fargo and one from West Fargo,” West Fargo Fire Dept. Training Chief Matt Berg said….

Building fire prompts road closure near Hector International airport

"Windy conditions were really pushing the smoke across 40th Avenue, so that's why we kind of had to close the road down."

FARGO, N.D. — Firefighters respond to a two alarm fire in North Fargo. Around 12:30 PM Monday the department was notified by a passerby the two part storage building on the 28 hundred block of 40th Avenue North had smoke coming out of it. Once fire officials arrived, they quickly cleared out the area to assess the damage, prompting them…

Fargo Fire Department looking for firefighters

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo Fire Department needs firefighters. Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 4. Candidates are required to have a valid driver’s license, be at least 18 years old and have completed 60 college semester hours in any subject. Firefighters must also obtain national certification as an Emergency Medical Technician within the first year of employment For…

Police on patrol encounters structure fire

Building and contents were left significantly damaged.

FARGO, N.D. — Fire crews respond to a building fire in Fargo just after three this morning. Firefighters were called to the corner of Fourth Avenue and 40th Street South by a Fargo police officer who noticed smoke coming from a vent on the roof. Crews noticed heavy smoke had taken over the west side of the Rusco Window company…

Mobile Home Catches Fire, Shoots Flames

Flames were shooting out of the windows and the back doors according to neighbors and firefighters.

FARGO, N.D. – A mobile home at the Riviera Heights Mobile Home Park caught fire early Thursday morning. That fire began at 7:15 AM and took 15 minutes to extinguish, and 15 firefighters to fight the blaze. Flames were shooting out of the windows and the back doors according to neighbors and firefighters. The cold weather and snow did hinder…