FIRE DEPARTMENT

Man Hospitalized After West Fargo Apartment Fire

First responders rescued a 40-year-old man from his first-floor apartment at 1031 1st Street East

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Fire and police crews are investigating an early morning apartment fire in West Fargo. Firefighters were paged at 5:30 Thursday morning for a structure fire at 1031 1st Street East in West Fargo. Police made it to the scene first and rescued a 40–year–old man a few feet from the door of his first–floor apartment. Nearly 15…

Fire Departments Remind Residents to Shovel Out Fire Hydrants

The fire department says you should shovel out a 3–foot perimeter around your hydrant

FARGO, N.D. — Fire departments want to remind you to shovel out the snow around your nearest fire hydrant. If your fire hydrants are buried under snow, firefighters say there could be a serious delay in getting a fire put out. The Fargo Fire Department shared a video from Oshkosh, Wisconsin that shows how much time and effort it takes…

8-year-old Girl and Neighbor Save Mother’s Life After Heart Attack

They were presented with awareds from FM Ambulance and Fargo Fire Department

FARGO, N.D. — An 8–year–old girl and her neighbor are honored for saving her mom’s life after a heart attack. On Nov. 25,  8–year–old Sloan Stoltz  showed up to her neighbor Mark Donarski’s house looking distraught. “She was trembling, shaking, and she was holding a phone and said, ‘Mark, can you come help Mom. I can’t wake her up.’ I…

West Fargo Police Host 26th Annual “Guns vs. Hoses” Charity Softball Game

Former Viking Carl Lee was the celebrity on hand helping with the event.

FARGO, N.D. — The police association of West Fargo hosted its 26th annual ‘Guns vs. Hoses’ Charity Softball game in Saturday evening. This major event pitted the West Fargo police department against the fire department in a softball game to help raise money for numerous youth programs in the area. The event also helps raise money for better training and equipment…

Trailer House Destroyed By Fire In Ogema, Minnesota

still waiting to hear if anyone was hurt and the cause of the fire

Waubun Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption OGEMA, Minn. — A trailer house in Ogema, Minnesota was destroyed by fire. These pictures were shared by the Waubun Volunteer Fire Department on Facebook. Damage was extensive. The walls are all gone and you can see right through the house….

Brief Evacuation of Hector International Airport

The Fargo Fire Department was able to reset the alarm in a matter of minutes

FARGO, N.D. — Passengers were briefly evacuated from Hector International Airport after an issue with a smoke alarm. The smoke alarm system malfunction earlier this morning, caused passengers and staff to leave the airport. After the brief delay and a fire department investigation, the situation was resolved, and operations continued as normal. Passengers were briefly evacuated from Hector International Airport after an issue…

Update: Ada fire ruled accidental, cause unknown

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Courtesy: Ted Aanenson Show Caption Hide Caption ADA, Minn. (KFGO) – One home was destroyed and another heavily damaged by fire in Ada Sunday. Shortly after 11:30 a.m., Ada firefighters were called to the 505 Clover Lane. A…

Electrical Issue Causes Fargo Apartment Fire

The fire happened in the 2500 block of 14th Street South just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — Fire crews say an electrical issue caused a fire at a Fargo apartment building last night. The fire department was called to the 2500 block of 14th Street South just before 8:30 p.m. Someone reported seeing smoke coming from a second floor apartment. The fire on the exterior of the building was quickly extinguished. But when firefighters…