Fire

Police identify person of interest in Fargo fire investigation

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Police say one of three persons of interest has been identified in connection to a fire in the former Mid America Steel building. Investigators determined that the fire was intentionally set. The fire was reported shortly after 7:00 p.m. Monday.  Firefighters from Moorhead were called in…

East Grand Forks restaurant fire causes $500k in damages

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – A fire Thursday at the Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews in downtown East Grand Forks caused an estimated $500,000 damage. Fire officials say the cause is being blamed on improperly discarded smoking materials. When firefighters arrived, light smoke was visible from the roof of the two-story building. Firefighters found flames burning along a partition…

Cause of Dilworth house fire determined

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – A fire that destroyed a home Thursday in Dilworth was caused by “an electrical issue.” Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the cause was determined by an investigator from the Minnesota Fire Marshal’s Office. Empting says the person who was inside the home remains in the hospital, but is expected to be okay. Dilworth and Moorhead…

One injured in house fire in Dilworth

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – One person was taken to a hospital after fire broke out at a home Thursday morning in Dilworth. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the victim’s condition is not known.  The fire was reported at 7:32 a.m. Empting says firefighters from Dilworth and Moorhead responded. There was no immediate word on a cause. Categories: Local News,…

Fire destroys house in rural Wahpeton

Richland County's Brett Lambrecht reports the house looks to be a total loss.

WAHPETON, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire destroys a house northwest of Wahpeton. Crews were called to 17905 County Road 10 Southeast around 6:30 Saturday night. Departments from Dwight, Wahpeton, Breckenridge and Mooreton responded. They worked for about three hours on scene. The homeowners were not at home at the time of the fire and no one was injured. The American Red…

Boy seriously burned in Enderlin house fire, first responders start GoFundMe page

Royce JankowskiENDERLIN, N.D. (KVRR) – A two-year-old Enderlin boy is hospitalized with serious burns following a fire at an Enderlin home  Tuesday. Paramedic Trent Mahler says Royce Jankowski has at least 2nd degree burns over 34% of his body.  The boy was taken to CHI-Lisbon Hospital and then flown to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. First Medic Ambulance set up…

UPDATE: Miltona, Minn. house fire victim identified

UPDATE: The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 57-year-old Terry Gaarsland died in a fire Sunday in Miltona. Authorities say they are not the homeowner.   MILTONA, Minn. (KVRR) – Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead in a house fire early this morning in Miltona, Minnesota. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch received two 911 calls…