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Three homes damaged by fire in South Fargo

The call was to 2282 57th Avenue South, Fargo.

southfire1 FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo firefighters are battling a fire in two houses side by side on the city’s south side. A house fire in Fargo quickly spread to another neighboring home and damaged the siding of a third home. The initial blaze, at 2282 57th Avenue S, was reported shortly after noon Monday. En route, fire crews were…

FM Legion Riders raise money for fire-damaged Lake Park American Legion

Lake Park fire AMERICAN LEGION FUNDRAISER MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A breakfast and silent auction raised thousands of dollars for the Lake Park American Legion, whose building was heavily damaged by fire last month. The FM Legion Riders held the event on Sunday at the American Legion in Moorhead. Legion Riders’ Director Tom Krabbenhoft says the public response to the…

Man who died in Clay County house fire identified

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A man who died in a rural Clay County house fire last month has been identified as 76-year-old Terry Steinwag. The March 12 fire destroyed the home at 26627 43rd Ave. N. The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Sheriff Mark Empting says Steinwag was identified “by circumstance” because the medical examiner was not…

Firefighters put out flames at North Fargo home

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A fire destroys a home in the Golden Ridge neighborhood in North Fargo. The fire started right after 5:00 Thursday night at 805 28th Street North. Crews came to the scene to find heavy smoke from inside the house. Police helped firefighters by blocking nearby roads. Fargo Fire Department Captain Mason Krueger says they took out…

Two Crews Put Out Fire at Grand Forks Country Club

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire damages a maintenance shop at the Grand Forks Country Club. Thompson’s volunteer fire department arrived on scene just after 8 o’clock Monday night and saw flames coming from the building. They got help from Manvel’s fire department to put the fire out. No one was inside the building at the time and no injuries…

Dog rescued during Fargo apartment fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – No one was hurt, and a dog was rescued, during a fire at a Fargo apartment building. Crews were called around 1:00 Saturday morning to 825 42nd Street South. Firefighters found smoke on the building’s first floor and found heavy smoke and moderate heat inside an apartment. The fire department says there were significant flames in…

Person found dead during Grand Forks apartment fire

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – A person is dead following an apartment fire in Grand Forks. Police, fire crews and paramedics were sent to 21 South 4th Street around 4:15 Saturday morning. When they arrived, they saw smoke coming from the building. Police say firefighters found a person dead inside an apartment. Authorities say their identity is unknown. Crews were…

Manager plans to reopen Paradiso over the weekend

LONGTIME FARGO RESTAURANT WAS DAMAGED BY FIRE WEDNESDAY

FARGO (KVRR) – Cleanup continues at a well-known Fargo Mexican restaurant that was damaged by fire early Wednesday morning. General Manager Neil Clouse had been planning to reopen Paradiso Thursday afternoon. But Clouse says preparations are going slower than expected and says he now hopes to welcome back customers sometime over the weekend. Clouse says it appears the fire was…