Fargo Fire

One Fatality in Fargo Fire on 12th Street North

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — Fargo Fire confirms there is one fatality in a apartment fire Thursday morning. Fargo Firefighters are working to control an active fire at 417 12th Street North at this hour. It has been called in as at least a 2 alarm fire. It is best to avoid that area right now. We…

Fargo Police Identify Body Found In Burning Storage Unit

Fargo Fire and Police are conducting a joint investigation into the fire and the man's death

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have identified the body found in a burning storage unit in north Fargo early Sunday. He is 58-year-old Jonathan Liles of Fargo. Police are not releasing any other new information at this time. Firefighters responded to the call around 2:30 in the morning Sunday. They had the fire out in ten minutes and then discovered…

Dead Man Found After Storage Unit Fire

Fargo Police are working to identify the man

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo firefighters were called to a storage unit that went up in flames early this morning, only to find the body of a man inside. Firefighters say their first engine arrived four minutes after getting the call at 2:35 A.M. Crews put out the fire within ten minutes of the first engine’s arrival and then discovered…

Fargo Fire Evacuates Building Due To Roof Sagging

Possible Roof Collapsing At 3301 13th Street South in Fargo

FARGO, ND — Crews from the Fargo Fire Department are on scene of a commercial building in south Fargo with a sagging roof. The department evacuated everyone out of the building along 13th Avenue South on Tuesday afternoon. They also posted pictures online of a ceiling that is clearly sagging under a heavy snow load. KVRR has a crew on…

Essentia Hospital Dealing With Heating Issues

500 gallons of Glycol-water mix was dumped after the pipe broke.

FARGO, ND — Fargo Firefighters are on the scene at Essentia Hospital after a boiler pipe broke. 500 gallons of Glycol-water mix was dumped after the pipe broke. Firefighters are working to clean up the mess. The steam from the Glycol water made it look like a fire. Firefighters tell our reporter Maggie LaMere that they are also working to…

And the Winner of the Salvation Army Kettle Challenge Is…

All three teams raised over $74,000 combined

FARGO, N.D. — Local law enforcement, firefighters and realtors all went up against each other in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Challenge. After ringing these bells for hundred of hours over the course of three days, the winner is the realtors for collecting over $29,000. “Our strategy is to have kettle matches. Having several businesses and individuals match at our kettle…

Emergency Responders Prepare Block 9 Builders With Mock Safety Drill

It's located in the east 200 block of Broadway

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police, Fargo Fire and F-M Ambulance help construction workers put on a mock safety drill at the Block 9 site. McGough Construction, the contractor behind the project, puts on a safety drill every time conditions at a site change. During the simulation, one of the foremen pretended to be unconscious but still breathing in the deep hole….

Fargo Police Put On 24th Annual Community Picnic

More than 90 vendors were there this year

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Department is bringing the community and the city’s law enforcement officers together for its 24th annual picnic. The casual setting at Island Park in Fargo was meant to help community members learn about different services available to them in the metro. Everyone was there from the Fargo Fire Department to the Red River Valley Swat…