Fargo Fire

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…

Fargo Fire Dept. Honors New Firefighter Graduates

The ceremony was limited to immediate family.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department honors it’s newest class of firefighters. Logan McConnell, Rick Winter, Chris Harig, Todd Hanson, Ross Jones and West Fargo Firefighter Nick Wavra were all in attendance for their graduation at city hall. After eight weeks of intense training and education they are ready to suit up. The ceremony was limited to immediate family….

Fargo Firefighters Respond To Deck Fire

FARGO, ND – The Fargo Fire Department was able to quickly put out a deck fire Saturday night preventing it from spreading into a south Fargo apartment building. The incident happened shortly after 8 at the 1100 block of 22nd street south, investigators believe the cause of the fire was improper disposal of smoking materials. All occupants of the building…

Red Cross Helps Fargo Apartment Fire Victims

The American Red Cross is encouraging everybody to take fire safety seriously during the quarantine, as well as make sure they have recently reviewed their emergency escape plans.

FARGO, N.D. – The American Red Cross is stepping in to help provide emergency lodging to the families displaced by last night’s apartment fire. That fire occurred at the 2800 block of 7th Street North. 12 people are now being set up with emergency hotel rooms. Red Cross teams will also be finding out what needs the families require, such…

First responders hold parade for Sanford Children’s patients

FARGO N.D. — Snow couldn’t stop first responders from brightening the night Of hospital patients. Metro first responders held a parade at the main entrance to wave to everyone in the hospital. With visitation in the hospital greatly reduced, the parade is a way to help brighten the day of the people there. Many kids were even excited to see…

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…

Winter Storm Creates Harsh Firefighting Conditions

Fargo Firefighters spend hours in the storm dealing with a big fire last night and early into the morning after a car explosion in South Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Firefighters spend hours in the storm dealing with a big fire last night and early into the morning after a car explosion in South Fargo. The fire started in this building at 3301 15th Street South after 8 o’clock Sunday night. The blizzard conditions made fighting the fire difficult. They had some issues with fire hydrants…

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…