Fire

UPDATE: Woman Pulled from Moorhead Apartment Fire Has Died

The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to Sanford Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman has died after she was pulled from her burning apartment. The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to Sanford Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Firefighters were called to the 800 block of 24th Avenue South in Moorhead just after 10:30 this morning. Most of the fire and smoke…

Fire Damages House Near Georgetown

Crews from Felton and Dilworth were able to quickly extinguish the flames

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Fire damaged a house just west of Georgetown. Crews were called out around 3:45 this morning after smoke was seen coming from the attic of the house. Crews from Felton and Dilworth were able to quickly extinguish the flames. Damage is estimated at between ten and fifteen thousand dollars. Fire officials say the cause of…

Homeowner Arrested for Arson in Ottertail Fire

Dahl was arrested for arson after his house was destroyed Saturday night

  OTTERTAIL, Minn. — An Ottertail, Minnesota man has been arrested for setting his house on fire. Cody Dahl was arrested for arson after his house was destroyed on Saturday night. Crews from Battle Lake, Perham and Ottertail fire departments were called out to fight the blaze on Long Lake Road around 9:45 in the evening. The house is considered a…

House on Long Lake Road Lost to Fire

Three Fire Departments Called To Fight The Fire

Three fire departments responded to a house on fire Saturday night in Otter Tail County. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a house on fire at 33087 Long Lake Road. Along with the sheriff’s office the Ottertail, Perham and Battle Lake Fire Departments worked to put out the fire. The house is a complete loss. The…

Tufte Children Laid to Rest; Support Continues for Family

The children of Dawn and Brandon Tufte died last month after fire engulfed their mobile home in Carrington

  CARRINGTON, N.D. — It was an emotion packed day inside the Carrington High School Gymnasium. Funeral services were held for 11-year-old Alex Tufte, his 8-year-old sister Melody and 7-year-old brother Spencer. The children of Dawn and Brandon Tufte died last month after fire engulfed their mobile home in Carrington. Dawn, Brandon and a family friend, Garrett Phillips, survived the…

Fire Destroys House in Georgetown

Authorities say there are no injuries and nobody was inside the house at the time

GEORGETOWN, Minn. — A house in Georgetown is a total loss after an early morning fire. Fire crews responded to a nearby garage fire that spread to the roof of the home. Authorities say there are no injuries and nobody was inside the house at the time. They say the flames started from a wood-type stove being used to heat…

Officials Release Cause of Moorhead House Fire

Fire crews were called to the scene just after 10 o' clock to a house that had flames shooting from the roof

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead fire officials release the cause of a house fire that happened late Thursday night. Officials say an overloaded extension cord from an electric space heater is what started a fire at a house on the 18-hundred block of Second Ave. North. Fire crews were called to the scene just after 10 o’ clock to a…

Moorhead Fire Crews Battle Late Night House Fire

Fire officials say the house was abandoned and no one was inside

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead fire crews battle a late night house fire. Firefighters were called to the 1802 2nd Ave S. in Moorhead just after 10 p.m. where a house was engulfed in smoke and had flames shooting from the roof. Fire officials say the house was abandoned and no one was inside. They say battling the fire was difficult…

Funeral Services Set as Carrington Community Comes Together in Support of Tufte Family

Toys for the kids, flowers and pictures are set up to honor their memory

CARRINGTON, N.D. — The community of Carrington is coming together to support a family after three siblings die in a house fire. Family friend Chelee Finch still can’t believe the loss of Spencer, Melody and Alex. “I just was shocked,” she said. “I couldn’t believe that it was true.” Friends and family across the valley are giving an outpouring of support to…

Two Rescued in Fergus Falls Apartment Fire

Three people can't return to their homes after an overnight fire

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two people were rescued after fire broke out in an apartment building in Fergus Falls. While most of the people are able to head back to their homes, a few apartment units are still blocked off after heavy smoke damage. Three people can’t return to their homes after an overnight fire. Crews were called to 1110…