Fargo Fire

Crews responding to fire at Minnkota Recycling

1/3 MINNKOTA FIRE 3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo firefighters are responding to a two-alarm fire at Minnkota recycling. The fire in downtown Fargo was reported shortly before 1:00 p.m. Tuesday. This is a developing story. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: Fargo Fire, MinnKota Recycling

Camper in Fargo is destroyed after it catches on fire

There was no one inside of the camper at the time.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — At around 1:30 p.m., fire crews respond to 437 23rd Street South of reports of a camper fire. Officials say when crews arrived on scene, a camper in between two homes was fully engulfed. They say there was also a possible explosion. Officials say the fire was controlled within a couple of minutes. There was no…

Firefighters in the metro ring the bell for the Salvation Army

This year they will be ringing bells at 26 kettles throughout the community.

FARGO-MOORHEAD –  Fargo-Moorhead firefighters take part in the annual ‘Ring the Bell’ fundraiser to raise money for the Salvation Army. Every year off duty Firefighters compete with law enforcement and realtors to see who can raise the most money. This year they will be ringing bells at 26 kettles throughout the community. Bruce Anderson with the Fargo fire department has…

Firefighters respond to shed fire in North Fargo

Crews were dispatched to 3507 1st avenue North around 1:30 on Wednesday.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department was on scene for a shed that caught on fire in a North Fargo backyard. The department was dispatched to 3507 1st avenue North around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon. They say a man working near the shed was trying to light a propane heater. The heater produced a flash, which caused the fire to…

Fargo Fire Dept. recruiting new members to its team

The fire department is looking to hire four to five new firefighters/EMTs to the team by the spring of 2021

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Deparment is recruiting for the position of firefighter/EMT. In order to apply, you must be 18 or older, have completed at least 60 college credits, have a valid drivers license, be of sound mental and physical health and have the ability to understand written and spoken English. Eligible candidates will undergo a written test,…

Mobile home in North Fargo destroyed by fire, Neighbor Alerts Others

The fire is still under invesigation.

FARGO, N.D.- The Fargo Fire Department is investigating a mobile home fire in North Fargo overnight. “I live down the street and at an angle, so I just saw giant pillars coming out,” says Dylan Lepard who lives nearby of where the fire happened. Dylan Lepard was tucking his son into bed when he heard multiple sirens go off. “He…

Two people take life-saving actions in Fargo apartment fire

Abel Gracia and Laura Hill knocked on doors and rang buzzers to alert residents of an early morning fire in Gracia's apartment building.

FARGO, N.D. — Lives were turned upside down in North Fargo early Sunday morning after an apartment fire displaced dozens of people from their homes. They will have to replace the personal belongings that were lost inside, but thankfully, no lives were lost. One of the reasons why is because of one of the building’s tenants. “After I saw the flames,…

Fargo man found dead almost two weeks after going missing

According to Fargo Police, there were no signs of foul play.

FARGO, N.D.-  80 year old Robert McKinnon of Fargo is found dead just blocks from where he was reported missing. Robert Mckinnon was last seen walking out of Maple View Memory Care of Fargo on October 1st at approximately 5:30 pm. He was wearing a black baseball hat and a black and white plaid shirt. Police said Mckinnon had mobility…

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…