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UPDATE: Fargo apartment fire investigation continues

FARGO (KVRR) – Fire heavily damaged a south Fargo apartment building Thursday. The fire at 137C Prairiewood Drive broke out shortly before 5 a.m. No injuries were reported. Fargo Battalion Fire Chief Lee Soeth says the the fire started on the third floor of the three-story building. The cause is being investigated. Several families have been displaced.  The Red Cross…

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…