FIRE DEPARTMENT

People Salvage Belongings After Garage Fire

Several garages were affected by the fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Crews respond to a fire in West Fargo damaging more than 15 garages around 8:40 Friday night. West Fargo Fire found flames starting out of an apartment garage unit. The fire then spread to the surrounding stalls. The Fargo Fire Department, as well as F-M ambulance, were also called to the scene. Smoke from the garage…

Four People Escape Unharmed at Fire in Moorhead

The garage is facing extensive damage from the fire

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Crews respond to a fire in Moorhead just after 6:30 p.m. They found heavy smoke inside a garage at 1621 5th Street South. It took under 20 minutes to put the fire out. Four people were home at the time and were able to get out. A crew from Fargo was originally requested but was cleared to leave after…

West Fargo Fire Department Responsible for Cleaning Dangerous Fentanyl Spill

They say a large portion of the drug was on a mattress, carpeting and some articles of clothing

WEST FARGO, ND — Officials say being exposed to a small amount of fentanyl can be deadly so the West Fargo Fire Department was called in to clean up the scene and make the area safe. Fire crews put on protective gear and bagged up everything that had been saturated with the dangerous chemical. They say a large portion of…

Fire Destroys House in Georgetown

Authorities say there are no injuries and nobody was inside the house at the time

GEORGETOWN, Minn. — A house in Georgetown is a total loss after an early morning fire. Fire crews responded to a nearby garage fire that spread to the roof of the home. Authorities say there are no injuries and nobody was inside the house at the time. They say the flames started from a wood-type stove being used to heat…

Alberta Man, Semi Driver Injured in Icy I-29 Crashes

Both drivers suffered minor injuries in two crashes on I-29

  HILLSBORO, N.D. — A man ended up in two feet of water north of Hillsboro late last night after losing control of his vehicle on an icy I-29. A highway patrol trooper says the 47-year-old man from Alberta, Canada was able to get his seat belt off but he wasn’t able to get out of the vehicle. Crews from…