Fire

Mobile home in North Fargo destroyed by fire, Neighbor Alerts Others

The fire is still under invesigation.

FARGO, N.D.- The Fargo Fire Department is investigating a mobile home fire in North Fargo overnight. “I live down the street and at an angle, so I just saw giant pillars coming out,” says Dylan Lepard who lives nearby of where the fire happened. Dylan Lepard was tucking his son into bed when he heard multiple sirens go off. “He…

West Fargo Fire Department encourages residents to Adopt a Hydrant before winter arrives

It can take about 20 minutes to clear a hydrant after an average snowfall.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–West Fargo residents are encouraged to Adopt a Hydrant before the winter season officially arrives in order to save the West Fargo Fire Department time and possibly save lives. Anyone who Adopts a Hydrant is asked to clear a three foot radius around the hydrant and use the online tool to mark the hydrant as clear. According to…

Sprinkler Prevents Apartment Fire From Spreading

FARGO, N.D. — A sprinkler system is credited with saving an apartment building from a fire. It was reported just after midnight in a unit at 414 11th Street North in Fargo. Firefighters arrived to find the unit filled with smoke and a burned mattress and coverings. They say the sprinkler system prevented it from spreading to other parts of…

Minnesota firefighters share their experience of battling Oregon wildfires

29 Minnesota Firefighters were called to help with the Slater fire.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Twenty-nine Minnesota Firefighters are back home after battling Oregon wildfires. The firefighters from Brainerd, Fisher, Bemidji, Eden Prairie, Motley, Crosslake and Spring Lake Park/Blaine/Mounds View spent two weeks on the frontlines of the Slater fire. They were assigned to Cave Junction, a small city about 25 miles from the California border. The firefighters were split into…

Grand Forks Mobile Home Fire Classified as Accidental

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Monday afternoon fire in Grand Forks has been classified as accidental. The fire marshal says an improperly disposed smoldering cigarette ignited combustible siding and deck board at 4710 Golden Gate Drive. The fire moved into the insulation on the underside of the mobile home and was intensified by a strong wind. Damage is estimated at…

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…