Fire

Two Fargo fires caused by arson were not related

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Fire Marshal Ryan Erickson says a fire at an apartment building in north Fargo earlier this month was intentionally set. Firefighters were able to quickly put it out, containing the fire to the front porch. The May 10th fire triggered both alarms inside the multi-unit building. Erickson says the fire caused $20,000 in damage.  There were…

Fire damages Dilworth apartment building

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – Several people were forced out of their apartments by a fire at a three-story apartment in Dilworth. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says Dilworth and Moorhead Fire Departments responded shortly after 8:30 a.m. Monday after a passerby reported seeing smoke coming from the roof of the building at 735 Center Ave. The fire was located in…

Watch: Fire heavily damages bean plant near Park Rapids

Crews Still Monitoring Fire As Of Tuesday Morning

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (KVRR/KDLM) – Firefighters were on the scene of a bean plant fire late Monday night and early Tuesday morning near Park Rapids. The fire started at about 8:30 p.m. Monday at Green Valley Bean on Highway 34 west of Park Rapids. The fire was put out about three hours later. Fire crews from Nevis, Menahga, Frazee, Detroit lakes…

‘We are so optimistic’: GiGi’s Playhouse plans on forging ahead after fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Business owners in a South Fargo strip mall are piecing together how to move forward after a fire ripped through the building Tuesday. Below a charred roof at the strip mall, three words hang tough: educate, inspire and believe. Those three words embody the mission behind GiGi’s Playhouse: North Dakota’s first and only Down syndrome achievement…

Fire damages Fargo apartment building

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – Fire damaged a portion of a two story rowhouse apartment building Monday in north Fargo. The fire at 307 7th Ave. N. was reported shortly before 6 a.m. A second alarm was called because it’s a multi-unit building.  Crews were able to quickly put out the fire,…

Hay bale starts quonset on fire in Angus, Minnesota

Polk County authorities say the fire caused $30,000 in damages

ANGUS, Minn. — Fire crews responded to a quonset on fire in Angus, Minnesota. The fire was at 13407 US HWY 75 North, owned by Arlen Stroble. A deputy says a nearby burning hay bale started a the quonset on fire. The building and everything inside is a total loss, estimating about $30,000 in damages. No was was injured in…

One-year-old boy dies in northern Minnesota house fire

REMER, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – A one-year-old boy has died in a house fire near Remer, in northern Minnesota. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says deputies arrived around 1:45 a.m. Friday to find the duplex in Boy Lake Township engulfed in flames Deputies were able to get a woman out of the home from a bedroom, while another woman and three…