Fire

No one hurt during house fire in Fergus Falls

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KVRR) – Quick work by fire crews limits fire damage to a Fergus Falls home to only $3,000. Crews responded to the 1500 block of West Fir Avenue around 11:00 Wednesday morning. The Fergus Falls Fire Department says flames were coming out an open door when firefighters arrived. The flames were confined in five minutes. Crews say…

One person injured in Grand Forks apartment fire

The fire happened at 401 North 12th Street in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One person suffered minor injuries in a Grand Forks apartment fire. Crews went to 401 North 12th Street shortly before 1:30 Sunday afternoon for a two-story, six-unit apartment building fire. Firefighters saw smoke and flames coming from a window on the first floor. They were able to put the fire out quickly. The damage was contained to…

Ex-boyfriend of woman set on fire arrested in her death

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Police say they have arrested the former boyfriend of a woman who died after she was set on fire at a St. Paul shipping warehouse. Authorities say 44-year-old Kelli Ranning Goodermont was killed at her workplace Tuesday. Her former boyfriend was arrested near his Bloomington home that had been set on fire. In a protection petition…

Body Found In Burned-Out Vehicle During Storm Last Month Identified

WALSH CO., N.D. (KVRR) — A body found in a burned-out vehicle north of Minto, North Dakota in mid-February has been identified as 63-year-old Bonita Dolney. Snowmobilers found the remains and because of bad weather, heavy equipment was used to clear a path to the vehicle. Walsh County Sheriff’s Office reports blizzard conditions were a contributing factor in the death….

One dead in Minot apartment fire

MINOT, N.D. – One person has died in an apartment fire in Minot. Firefighters responded to the apartment building about 12:30 a.m. Sunday and found smoke coming from a first-floor unit. Other residents of the building were evacuated and the fire was contained to the apartment where it started. Firefighters removed the victim from the burning apartment and put out…

Fire damages Fargo apartment garages

Fargo garage fireFARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – Fargo firefighters responded to a garage row fire shortly after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday behind an apartment complex at 2401 20th Avenue South. The first arriving crew reported heavy smoke from several of the garage doors and began opening the garages to get at the fire. The blaze was contained to a single garage and its…

Arson investigation underway after fire set at Richland County Law Enforcement Center

There was moderate damage to the lobby area and smoke throughout the building.

WAHPETON, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – Authorities are seeking the person who entered the lobby of the Richland County Law Enforcement Center in Wahpeton who is suspected of setting a fire in the lobby. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. There was moderate damage to the lobby area and smoke throughout the building. For safety, all inmates were removed from the corrections…

No injuries in shop fire near Hitterdal

HITTERDAL, Minn. (KVRR) – Firefighters from four communities battled a fire at a vacant shop building near Hitterdal Thursday. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says there no injuries. The fire was reported around 1:40 p.m. There’s no word on the cause. Firefighters from Hitterdal, Ulen, Felton and Hawley responded.   Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: clay county sheriff mark…

One person dead in Fargo apartment fire near University Drive

Multiple fire crews, police vehicles and ambulances were there to assist.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Firefighters find one person dead when they respond to a building fire in south Fargo. Around 6:30 p.m., multiple fire trucks, police vehicles and ambulances were at an apartment building at 1843 13 1/2 Street South. The fire was in the lower-level unit and was put out in about 10 minutes. The Birchwood apartment building is just…