Fire

Multiple agencies fight large grain elevator fire in Clinton

CLINTON, Minn. – Firefighters from multiple agencies battled a large fire at a grain elevator in western Minnesota, where some residents were evacuated. According to Big Stone County Sheriff Mark Brown, crews were called shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday to the grain elevator, which had become engulfed in flames. Officials in Clinton, with a population of about 500 people near…

Four pets die in Moorhead apartment fire

Two occupants of the unit were home and escaped safely.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Fire caused extensive damage to a townhome in a four-unit complex plex in Moorhead overnight. Firefighters responded to the call just before midnight Sunday at 1816 Belsly Boulevard. Battalion Chief Dave Conrad says crews found heavy smoke and fire on the first floor of the two-story townhouse. It turned into a two-alarm fire with mutual aid…

Fire at Fargo sunflower plant injures one

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – Several employees were treated after breathing in smoke from a small fire at the sunflower processing plant in Fargo late Friday afternoon. The call to 501 42nd Street North came in just before 5:15 p.m. when Fargo firefighters arrived to a report of a fire in a piece of equipment at Red River Commodities. Crews found…

Fargo Firefighters Battle 2 Apartment Complex Fires Blocks From Each Other

Apartment Unit, Row Of Garages Burned

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Firefighters were busy battling two fires within blocks of each other at apartment complexes Thursday morning. The first fire broke out at 1431 Oak Manor Ave. some time after midnight, according to Fargo Fire Battalion Chief Jason Ness. That’s just south of I-94 near University. Firefighters responded to a row of garages burning. They found heavy…

Fire damages north Moorhead home

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A home in Moorhead was damaged by fire on the city’s northside Wednesday morning. The call came in around 7:20 a.m. at 401 17th St. North.  That’s in a neighborhood north of Park Christian School. Moorhead Fire and Moorhead Police responded. The Salvation Army was also on scene to provide support to first responders. The cause…

Smoke fills West Fargo during garage fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fire crews are on scene of a fire in the 5300 block of 8th Street West in West Fargo. The initial call was for a vehicle on fire inside a garage attached to a house. It was reported after 8:00 Thursday night in an area near Legacy Elementary School. We’ll pass along more information when…

Firefighters have a busy Fourth of July

"Everything kind of hit all at once. We had trucks crisscrossing each other throughout the city."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo and West Fargo firefighters respond to more than 25 calls of fires over the Fourth of July holiday. “We had 15 calls for actual fires where there was some flame present which is well above normal,” Fargo Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin said. “We had somewhere about 13 calls for the day. Everything kind…

Fire damages Moorhead home

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Three fire departments respond to a two alarm fire in north Moorhead. The fire broke out at this house just before 2:00 Thursday afternoon. Dilworth and Fargo Fire departments responded alongside Moorhead firefighters who determined the fire began in the garage and extended into the rest of the house. Two people living there were able to…