Fire

Authorities Identify Streeter Man Found Dead at Scene of Car Fire

An autopsy determined that Schauer died of carbon monoxide poisoning

  STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — A man found dead after a car fire near Streeter southwest of Jamestown has been identified. The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office says he was 67-year-old Stanley Schauer of Streeter. His body was found in a car out front of a house on May 27. An autopsy determined that Schauer died of carbon monoxide poisoning. It…

UPDATED: Senator Bernie Sanders Responds to Reports Alleged Gunman Volunteered on His Campaign

The gunman was shot by U.S. Capital Police, apprehended and taken to the hospital, officials said.

James Hodgkinson UPDATE: 12:00 P.M. ALEXANDRIA, VA (FOX) — A gunman believed to be a supporter of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sprayed a hail of bullets at a GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning, injuring House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others before U.S. Capitol Police took down the rifle-wielding assailant. “I have just been informed that the alleged shooter…

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: F-M Ambulance, F-M RedHawks Honor Local Heroes who Saved Lives

It's not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble

FARGO, ND — First responders fight to save lives every day. It’s not just people in uniform rescuing those in trouble. It’s Super Hero Night at Newman Outdoor Field and while many people are dressed up in costume, not all heroes wear capes. Seven local heroes are receiving F-M Ambulance’s Citizen’s Life Saver Award. Five of those being recognized are…

Future of Baer Poultry Uncertain After Chicken Barn Fire

Investigators Are Still Searching For The Cause

LAKE PARK, Minn. — The owner of Baer Poultry, which lost a chicken barn to fire on Sunday, says he’s unsure of the business’s future. Crews stayed overnight and into the day to make sure all flames were completely out. Officials say embers traveling from the wind is a concern. The barn was insured and staff says the focus is…

Fire Officials Release Possible Cause of Alexandria House Fire

When deputies arrived on scene, two areas of the house, both near electrical and gas lines, were engulfed in flames

Courtesy: Fox News  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Lightning was the likely cause of a house fire in rural Alexandria. Crews were called to the house around 6:20 Sunday morning. When deputies arrived on scene, two areas of the house, both near electrical and gas lines, were engulfed in flames. Alexandria and Forada Fire Departments responded. The fire caused damage to the…

A Chicken Barn in Lake Park Is a Total Loss After a Fire

Officials are investigating a fire that left a chicken barn up in flames

LAKE PARK, Minn. — Officials are investigating a fire that left a chicken barn between Hawley and Lake Park up in flames and possibly thousands of chicks dead. Fire officials were called to Baer Poultry at 28988 40th Avenue South between Hawley and Lake Park around 4:30 this afternoon to a chicken barn that caught on fire. “All the people…

Multiple Fire Crews Respond To Large Barn Fire South of Lake Park

Officials Say Chicken Barn Is A Total Loss

LAKE PARK, Minn. — The fire broke out at Baer Poultry south of Lake Park around 4:30 Sunday afternoon. Five fire departments from the area responded to the fire that started in a large chicken barn. The barn, which had chickens inside at the time of the fire, is considered a total loss. Authorities are still trying to determine how…

Apartment Evacuated After Balcony Fire

The cause of the fire is still under investigation

FARGO, N.D. — A balcony fire in a south Fargo apartment left the entire complex evacuated. It’s an alarm no one wants to wake up to on an early Saturday morning. “Oh I’m just devastated. My heart goes out to all the tenants,” said Leila Lau, the apartment’s property manager. Just after 8 am, residents at 2709 15th Street South…

West Fargo Firefighters Battle Auto Shop Blaze in 90-Degree Temps

Westbound lanes on Main Avenue were shut down from 45th to 17th Street.

WEST FARGO, ND — Cars were forced to take different routes as crews responded to an auto shop fire in West Fargo. Westbound lanes on Main Avenue were shut down from 45th to 17th Street. Officials say a fire started on the 1900 block of Main Avenue West at the end of a long commercial structure that holds vehicles. Crews…

Kinn Changes Plea in Bemidji Murder, Child Sex Assault Case

Kinn admitted to strangling Melissa Norby on June 21st, 2016 and setting the house on fire to cover up his crime

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The man accused of killing a Bemidji woman before setting her home on fire and kidnapping and sexually assaulting her five-year-old daughter has changed his plea. Jacob Kinn, 33, pleaded guilty to second degree murder and first degree criminal sexual conduct. Kinn admitted to strangling Melissa Norby on June 21st, 2016 and setting the house on fire…