Fire

Woman Safe after Vehicle Catches Fire on Railroad Tracks in Moorhead

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A woman is safe after her vehicle became stuck on the railroad tracks and caught fire near the intersection of 8th Street and First Avenue North in Moorhead Thursday night. The Moorhead Fire Department responded to the scene and quickly put the fire out. Firefighters pushed the vehicle off the tracks once the fire was out. Acting Fire Captain…

Charges Filed Against Man Involved in West Fargo Fire

Police are looking for 44-year-old Marty Johann

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Charges have been filed against the man involved in a West Fargo garage fire last week and a warrant is out for his arrest. Police officers and firefighters responded to the fire at 108th C Street on March 25th. Forty-four-year-old Marty Johann was inside the burning garage. The report says Johann told officers he would shoot…

Fire Destroys House And Shed Near Gardner, North Dakota

Red Cross is helping with temporary housing

GARDNER, N.D. — Fire destroys a house and shed near Gardner, North Dakota, about 30 minutes north of Fargo. The call came in around 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon and crews from Gardner, Hunter and Fargo responded. Three people live in the house and were home when the fire started. They were able to get out safely. The cause of the…

House Lost To Fire Near Lengby, Minnesota

The fire is under investigation

LENGBY, Minn. — Polk County Sheriff’s Office says fire destroys a house at 202 447th Street Southeast. That is near Lengby, Minnesota. They got a call around 5:30 Thursday night about a structure fire. Deputies and Fosston Fire Department responded. The house was a complete loss, no injuries were reported. At this time the fire is under investigation. Categories: Local…

Fire Destroys Cabin in Wadena County

The cause of the fire is unknown.

WADENA COUNTY, Minn.–A cabin was declared a total loss after an early morning fire in Wadena County on Tuesday. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 26000 block of Hubbard Line Road, Huntersville Township at approximately 7:40 a.m. to find the cabin nearly completely burned to the ground. The Menahga and Sebeka Fire Departments quickly arrived and extinguished the…

One Man Hurt In House Fire In Alexandria

It was reported at 602 Cardinal Lane Southwest

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — One person is hurt in a house fire in Alexandria. It was reported at 602 Cardinal Lane Southwest around 12:30 Sunday morning. The renter told authorities that one person was inside and unable to get out. They found 59-year-old Brent Baustain lying outside his bedroom window. He was unresponsive but breathing. Baustain was taken to the hospital…

Fargo fire damages unattached garage

Damage is estimated at $45,000

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo firefighters responded to a fire of an unattached garage at 800 17th St. S. at noon. Loss from the fire is estimated at $45,000. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and confirmed there was no one inside the garage. They say the fire did not extend to other buildings around it, so the fire damage was limited…

Fire Damages Birdseed Plant in Fargo

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is still unknown. 

FARGO, N.D.–A large dryer fire at a birdseed plant in Fargo forced workers to evacuate after encountering heavy smoke conditions. Fargo Firefighters responded to Red River Commodities at 501 42nd Street North for reports of a fire in a large dryer at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday. The fire was contained inside the dryer allowing firefighters to extinguish the fire quickly…