Fire

Mapleton Shed Fire Produces 15-20 Ft. Flames

MAPLETON, N.D. – Firefighters respond to a shed fully-engulfed in flames in Mapleton. It happened around 3:00 Thursday afternoon. The smoke could be seen from our tower camera here in Fargo. Mapleton Fire Department says crews were able to put the fire out within 10 minutes and flames did not spread to any of the houses nearby. The heat from…

Fatal Storage Unit Fire Ruled Accidental

Fargo Police Department says it appears the man was living inside

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police Department is calling a fatal storage unit fire accidental. The early Sunday morning fire killed 58–year–old Jonathan Liles of Fargo. It happened at 1725 1st Avenue North. Firefighters had the fire out in ten minutes and then discovered the man’s body. Police say it appears Liles was living in the storage unit. Categories: Local News,…

Firefighters Battle Massive Fire At Apartment Complex In 90 Degree Heat

No injuries are reported

Courtesy: GoFundMeMANDAN, ND — Firefighters battling a large apartment fire in Mandan in sweltering heat. Crews were called this afternoon to the fire at the 42-unit apartment near Mandan Middle School. The roof of the structure is gone. No injuries are reported. Several cats have been found alive in the building. Deputy Mandan Police Chief Lori Flaten says firefighters were…

Guests Evacuated After Water Heater Starts On Fire At Days Inn

Days Inn operators tell us the sprinkler system put the fire out and it didn't spread

FARGO, ND — A fire scare at Days Inn & Suites near Hector International Airport in Fargo. A water heater malfunctioned and started on fire. Guests were evacuated while fire crews were called to the hotel around 4 Sunday afternoon. Days Inn operators tell us the sprinkler system put the fire out and it didn’t spread. The hotel is without…

Numerous Dumpster Fires Reported In Downtown Fargo Overnight

A single crew extinguished all of the dumpster fires before they caused any damage to nearby buildings and vehicles.

FARGO, ND — Fargo firefighters responded to a string of dumpster fires overnight Sunday in the downtown area. There were two dumpster fires near 1st Avenue North and Broadway at 2:30 a.m., a third dumpster fire near 20 8th Street South at 2:52 a.m., and a fourth dumpster fire near 404 8th Street South at 3:00 a.m. A single crew…

Pilot Spots Fire From The Air In Polk County

The shed was fully engulfed and a total loss.

POLK CO., MN — An airplane pilot spotted a fire from the air in Polk County on Saturday. He told the sheriff’s office that it appeared a shed was on fire near County 1, about 3 miles west of Fertile. The fire department found the fire at 42170 150th Avenue Southwest in Liberty Township. The shed was fully engulfed and…

UPDATE: Firefighters Spend 16 Hours Putting Out Grain Elevator Fire at West Fargo’s Busch Agricultural Resources

there's no word on if anyone was injured or what caused the blaze

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Firefighters are still battling a grain elevator fire that started at 4:00 this morning in West Fargo. The fire is at Busch Agricultural Resources on Main Avenue. There’s no word yet on what caused the blaze. Flames consumed the northern portion of the roof as firefighters used a ladder truck to fight them. Firefighters extinguished the…

Fire At West Central Ag Elevator Quickly Put Out, Damage Not Severe

Polk County Sheriff's Office got the call about the fire around 1:45 Tuesday afternoon

BELTRAMI, MN — A fire at West Central Ag elevator in Beltrami, Minnesota was quickly put out and caused no severe damage. Polk County Sheriff’s Office got the call about the fire around 1:45 Tuesday afternoon. A number of departments responded and quick action by both the Beltrami Fire Department and Fertile Fire Department lead to the fire being quickly extinguished….

Fire Destroys Garage, Damages Home in West Fargo

The cause is still being investigated

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A fire in West Fargo destroyed a garage and caused lots of damage on a house and second garage. Firefighters were called to the 2100 block of Fourth Avenue East just after 11 a.m. The blaze started in a garage before spreading to two other structures. No was hurt in the fire, and the cause is…

Building Housing Semi, Hay And Other Items Destroyed By Fire

Crews arrived to find the building in Parnell Township was fully engulfed in flames

POLK CO., MN — An early morning fire on Tuesday destroys an outbuilding and all of its contents including a semi, spray trailer, two pay-loaders and hay. The fire call came in to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office around 3:30. Crews arrived to find the building in Parnell Township was fully engulfed in flames. The building and the contents inside…