Fire

Williston’s Hedderich Department Store Burns for Second Time

Firefighters believe a hot spot from the July 10 fire at the landmark building flared up again Monday afternoon

File Photo from First Fire at Hedderich on July 10, 2017  WILLISTON, ND — The former Hedderich department store in Williston caught fire for the second time in two weeks. Firefighters believe a hot spot from the July 10 fire at the landmark building flared up again Monday afternoon. These are images from the original blaze. The fire was brought…

Iconic Marquee of Park Theaters in Park Rapids Destroyed in Fire

Park Rapids Fire Department was called to the scene and put out the fire within minutes

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A classic symbol that’s been on Main Street since 1938 in Park Rapids has been damaged. The iconic marquee of the Park Theater, that’s been built for 79 years, went up in flames. Just before 7 p.m. Monday, one of the owners smelled something burning. He realized that small flames were coming from the marquee just…

Fire Crews on Scene of Fire at Park Theatre in Park Rapids

We have not yet heard how the fire started

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The classic neon marquee at the Park Theatre in Park Rapids has gone up in flames. Bruce Eidsmoe sent us this video shortly after everyone was escorted out of the theatre around 7 o’clock. Flames are visible at the bottom of…

Fire Destroys Camper In North Fargo

The camper was parked in the driveway of a home at 706 27th Street North.

FARGO (KFGO) – Fire destroyed a camping trailer in north Fargo Saturday afternoon. The camper was parked in the driveway of a home at 706 27th Street North. Fargo Battalion Fire Chief Chris Rasmussen says when the owners heard a smoke alarm inside the camper, they opened up a door and saw flames. The camper was fully involved by the…

Fire Investigators Release Preliminary Findings on Fire in Williston

the fire chief says it's highly unlikely they will ever be able to narrow down an exact cause of the fire due to the extensive damage

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption WILLISTON, ND — Fire investigators have pinpointed the origin of Monday’s blaze that gutted an historic building in Williston. They believe the fire started by “accidental ignition” near a dental office on the second floor of the former Hedderich’s department…

Former Hedderich Department Store in Williston Goes Up in Flames

Nearby businesses were evacuated as a precaution

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption WILLISTON, ND — A piece of Williston’s downtown history has gone up in flames. Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed the former Hedderich department store. It most recently served as an antiques shop and museum on…

Smoking to Blame for an Overnight Deck Fire in Fargo

Fire crews said not putting out cigarettes and cigars the right way is a leading cause of fires in Fargo

FARGO, ND — Fire crews said an overnight deck fire in far south Fargo was caused by smoking materials not put out correctly. The fire crept up the walls and got into the attic of a house at 6084 61st Avenue South in the Deer Creek area of Fargo. Crews said it caused about $12,000 in damage. Before fire crews…

West Fargo Family Grateful to Those Who Have Donated After Overnight Fire Destroys Their Home

A West Fargo Family seeks donations after their home was burned down

WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo family of six has lost everything. They were able to escape their home overnight after fire broke out. “When I woke up and saw the flames last night it was terrifying,” said neighbor, Jerod Klabunde. West Fargo Firefighter Perry McClellan happened to be on his way home from another fire at about 1…

West Fargo Family of Six Escapes Burning Home

Within minutes, firefighters arrived on scene and battled the blaze until about four this morning

WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo family of six was able to escape after fire breaks out and flames fully engulf their house. As this house went up in flames this morning, neighbors say they’ve never seen anything so terrifying. West Fargo Firefighter Perry McClellan was on his way home at about 1 a.m. when he spotted flames coming from…

Family of Six Displaced After Fire Destroys South Fargo Home

Crews arrived to find the home completely engulfed in flames

FARGO, ND — A south Fargo family of six is without their home after an early morning fire. West Fargo and Horace Fire departments responded to 1623 Round Hill Drive just after midnight. Tankers were called in to help firefighting efforts because there were no fire hydrants nearby in the neighborhood. Despite the firefighter’s best efforts, the house is considered a…