Fire

The Press Bar in St. Cloud Likely a Total Loss after Early Morning Fire

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (FOX 9)–A popular bar in downtown St. Cloud, Minnesota is likely a total loss after a fire early Monday morning. The fire was first reported at the Press Bar and Parlor at 2:41 a.m. Firefighters had to fight the fire defensively from the outside because it was too hot to enter the building when they arrived. Firefighters…

At Least Two Hurt, Many Displaced In Grand Forks Apartment Fire

Crews arrived to find smoke and fire coming from the structure

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two people are hurt and a number of people displaced after fire breaks out in a 18-unit apartment complex in Grand Forks. The condition of the two people taken to Altru Hospital is not known. Grand Forks Fire Department got the call around 2:30 Sunday morning to 321 4th Street North. Crews arrived to find smoke…

Body found inside home completely destroyed by fire

The identity has not yet been released

UPDATE — Grand Forks Police say a body was found at the scene. The identity has not been released. The case is still under investigation. —————— GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A home fire 5 miles north of Grand Forks broke out early Saturday morning, destroying the home completely. Grand Forks Police say the homeowner has not been accounted for, and…

Reports of People Impersonating Dilworth Firemen Untrue

The person requested their Fire Department ID's which they provided.

DILWORTH, Minn.–The Dilworth Fire Department Chief says reports of people impersonating firemen on Sunday were not true. The Chief says a Dilworth Firefighter and a Fire Department Instructor for M-State were planning for an upcoming training by inspecting different areas within the city. While the two fire department employees were visiting a building complex they were approached by a person…

Douglas County home damaged by fire

The home sustained light to moderate smoke and fire damage

GARFIELD, Minn. — Crews responded to a home fire on Moe Hall Road around 8:30 Saturday morning in Garfield, Minnesota. Authorities received a 911 call saying the home was filling with smoke. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputies found a fire on the exterior of the home adjacent to a wood stove chimney. Fire crews were able to fully extinguish the…

Fire breaks out at UND West Hall laundry facility

There were no injuries

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Crews responded to a fire at UND’s West Hall at 3530 University Avenue around 11 o’clock Friday night. When crews arrived, the building had been evacuated. They put out the fire in a clothes dryer. Fire and smoke damage was contained to the laundry area. Officials are investigating the cause of the fire. Damage estimates are…

Fargo Fire Department Determines Cause of Elim Fire

The void space along with other attic areas did not contain sprinklers.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Fire Department has determined the fire that ravaged Elim Rehab and Care Center on January 23 was caused by an overheated electrical component. The fire started within the attic space above a childcare classroom. The void space along with other attic areas did not contain sprinklers allowing the fire to spread quickly. Elim residents were moved to…

Fargo Man Arrested for Setting Multiple Fires

No one was injured during the incidents.

FARGO, N.D.–A Fargo man was arrested for setting multiple fires on Sunday. The Fargo Police and Fire Departments responded to 633 1st Avenue North for reports of a small fire at approximately 6:15 p.m. Authorities had reported to additional fires at the same location earlier in the weekend and determined the fires were being set intentionally. Police conducted an investigation…

Rebuilding After Fire Will Take a Minimum of One Year

It's been one week since a fire broke out at Elim Rehab and Care Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Repairs at a Fargo nursing home will take much longer than expected. It’s been one week since a fire broke out at Elim Rehab and Care Center on South University Drive. The care center will close during construction. They are giving each resident $100 to help them purchase new items that may have gotten left behind. Those…

Fire extinguished at J.R. Simplot in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Crews put out a fire at J.R. Simplot company in Grand Forks. Firefighters were sent around 3:45 Wednesday afternoon to the factory on Gateway Drive. The fire department says flames were smoldering inside a freezer wall next to a packaging area. Crews removed coverings from the wall and put the fire out. Investigators are on scene…