FIRE DEPARTMENT

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…

Firefighters Battle Car Fire Despite Equipment Freezing on Site

The Fire department posting this video on Facebook of firefighters battling an engulfed car next to an apartment building

FARGO, ND — Today’s cold weather hampered Fargo firefighters. The Fire department posting this video on Facebook of firefighters battling an engulfed car next to an apartment building. The department says some of their equipment froze and prevented them from applying flame-retardant foam to the gas burning under the car. They were eventually able to put the fire out. It…

Firefighters Battling Fires in Dangerous Wind Chills Get Assistance from the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army will be at the scenes this weekend for firefighters during the dangerous low wind chills

FARGO, ND — As the temperature outside continues to drop, the number of house fires has increased in the last week. It means the Fargo Fire Department has had to gear up for extreme temperatures to help put out fires across town. Some say it can be really tough because although the gear is designed to protect firefighters, it doesn’t…

Firehouse Subs, Hungry Donors Help Keep West Fargo Fire and Rescue Safe While on the Job

The West Fargo Fire Department has received four task force kits, eight hard armor plates, four ballistic helmets, one trauma bag and nine identification panels

WEST FARGO, ND — Firehouse Subs has granted West Fargo Fire and Rescue almost $10,000 for new life saving equipment. They have received four task force kits, eight hard armor plates, four ballistic helmets, one trauma bag and nine identification panels. The equipment will be used in the case of an active shooter situation and provides protection and aid for…

West Fargo Fire Department Training for Water Rescues in Sheyenne River

Their vehicles are lined up from the Sheyenne River Bridge to 32nd Avenue East

  WEST FARGO, ND — If you are driving along Sheyenne Street in West Fargo you might notice a lot of emergency vehicles. West Fargo Fire Department will be doing water rescue training tonight until 9 p.m. Their vehicles are lined up from the Sheyenne River Bridge to 32nd Avenue East. You are asked to drive carefully in that area…

Two Fishermen Rescued from the Red River

Around 25-30 people assisted in the rescue

FARGO, ND — Some scary moments on the water for a father and son. They had to be rescued after getting their fishing boat stuck on the Red River. About 25-30 people assisted in the rescue. It was supposed to be a relaxing, father-son fishing excursion. But it quickly turned into placing a 911 call for help instead. Justin Kill…

Fourth of July Fireworks Cause Several Fires in the Metro

Seven fires in West Fargo, two in Fargo and one severe injury all took place this July 4th

FARGO, ND — Several fires took place in the metro following the 4th of July celebrations, all in connection to fireworks. Fireworks are all fun and games until someone or something gets hurt. Seven fires in West Fargo, two in Fargo and one severe injury all took place this July 4th, and they have one thing in common. “Probably five…