fire safety

Red Flag Warning makes for dangerous fire conditions

"That red flag warning is really a big deal because if you have a fire start wind like today will just set it off and spread it right down the pasture and right down the field."

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Due to dry conditions A red flag warning has been issued throughout North Dakota and Western Minnesota. “That red flag warning is really a big deal because if you have a fire start wind like today will just set it off and spread it right down the pasture and right down the field,”Fargo Fire…

West Fargo Fire Department provides fire safety tips ahead of the holidays

Candles, decorations and heat sources are some of the main causes of a holiday fire.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo Fire Department wants to raise awareness about fire safety while you celebrate the holidays. According to the department, Christmas, New Years Eve and New Years Day are the top three days departments see fires in the United States. Candles, decorations and heat sources are some of the main causes of a holiday fire. They…

West Fargo Fire Department’s hosts Fire Prevention Week

Kitchen fires can be prevented by taking simple, safety steps while cooking

WEST FARGO, N.D. – It’s Fire Prevention Week, and this year the West Fargo Fire Department is reminding everyone of safety tips to keep you from having a house fire. The department is focusing on serving up safety in the kitchen. Almost 44 percent of reported home fires start there. Normally, the firefighters are out in the community spreading awareness…

Recent West Fargo Fire Determined to be Accidental

Fire crews were able to quickly put the fire out due to the hydrants being cleared of snow.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Fire Department has determined the cause of a fire that occurred on February 14 was accidental. It was determined that a child was playing with a lighter and accidentally started the fire that quickly engulfed a second floor bedroom. Fire crews were able to quickly put the fire out due to the hydrants being cleared…

The West Fargo Fire Department Assists West Fargo Workers in Fire Safety

Employees from Ohnstad Twichell and Moore Engineering are preparing for emergency situations

WEST FARGO, N.D.–¬†West Fargo workers are setting things on fire, but don’t worry, they are putting them out! Employees from Ohnstad Twichell and Moore Engineering are taking fire safety into their own hands. With the help of the West Fargo Fire Department, these engineers and attorneys are learning how to put fires out on their own. “I went through the…

Fargo Fire Department Teaching Students About Fire Safety

Fargo Fire Department Teaches Students at Lincoln Elementary School About Fire Safety

FARGO, ND — Firefighters talked to elementary students to remind them that when it comes to an emergency, you can never be too prepared. As part of the Fargo Fire Department’s “Learn Not to Burn” education program, Lincoln Elementary School had firefighters talk to grades K-2 about how to prepare for an emergency. The fire department emphasized the importance of…

West Fargo Fire Department Hits Busiest Week in Five Years

West Fargo Fire Department Says The Past Week Has Been Their Busiest in the Past Five Years

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Fire Department said this past week has been their busiest week in the past five years, with 20 fire and motor vehicle related accidents within their city. West Fargo’s fire chief, Dan Fuller, said in the summer they see a lot of deck fires. He said this happens when people put out their…