Fire

Authorities Identify Moorhead Man who Died in Duplex Fire

His adult daughter was home at the time and was treated and released

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Authorities have finally released the name of a man killed in a duplex fire last Friday in Moorhead. Phillip Skatvold, 68, died in the fire at 2422 Country Club Parkway. His adult daughter was home at the time and was treated and released. A third person in the house at the time of the fire is…

The City of Grand Forks Reflects on the Flood of ’97

For those who were there for the 1997 flood they remember it like it was yesterday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Life came to a screeching halt for thousands of people in Grand Forks after the flood of 1997. But after 20 years, the city has grown and improved. For many people who were in the heart of the disaster, it still feels like yesterday. The river rose to 54.35 feet in 1997. It is still the…

UPDATE: Five Area Fire Crews, Law Enforcement Respond to House Fire Near Hawley

People inside the house were able to get out before crews arrived

HAWLEY, Minn. — Multiple fire crews spent the afternoon fighting a house fire that was sparked by a grass fire near Hawley. Thick smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the house as firefighters worked to put it out. Crews from Hawley and Hitterdal were called out around 4:30 to 26586 28th Avenue South. Other crews from Lake…

Sabin Fire Tackles Fire at Unique House in Rustad

The Clay County Sheriff's office says one man was home but made it outside with no injuries

1/3 Sabin firefighters tackle fire at unique home in Rustad. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Sabin firefighters tackle fire at unique home in Rustad. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Sabin firefighters tackle fire at unique home in Rustad. Show Caption Hide Caption RUSTAD, Minn. — The Sabin Fire Department responds to a house fire south of Moorhead in Rustad. The…

Multiple Fire Crews Responding to House Fire Near Hawley

The call for help came in around 4:30 p.m. after reports of a grass fire in the area

HAWLEY, Minn. — Fire crews from Hawley, Hitterdal, Glyndon, Barnesville and Lake Park are battling a house fire at 26586 28th Ave. South near Hawley. The call for help came in around 4:30 p.m. after reports of a grass fire in the area. The Salvation Army has also been called to assist. We have a crew on the scene and…

Man Dies in Moorhead Duplex Fire

The fire also left two victims hospitalized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Firefighters were called out early this morning to a fire at a Moorhead duplex.  Two people were hospitalized and an elderly man died. It was 1:40 this morning when firefighters were called to 2422 Country Club Parkway in Moorhead. “They arrived to find a significant amount of fire showing from the street side and when crews made…

Investigators Release Details Behind Spearfish House Fire

Investigators say the children died of smoke inhalation in the fire that happened on April 1st

  SPEARFISH, S.D. — Investigators have released details of a fatal house fire in Spearfish that took the lives of five children. Investigators say the children died of smoke inhalation in the fire that happened on April 1st. They say six-year-old Phibie Moyer, seven-year-old Clinton Johnson, nine-year-old Rhylin Gee, nine-year-old Justice Roden and her 11-year-old sister, Tanlynn Roden, were found…

South Fargo Home Damaged by Fire

Firefighters were able get the flames under control and the fire was out within minutes. KVRR Reporter Nick Broadway reports

  FARGO, N.D. — A south Fargo home is damaged after a late night house fire Thursday night. Fire crews were called to 4110 17th Street South at about 9:15 p.m. for reports of smoke and flames coming from the attic through the roof of the house. Firefighters were able get the flames under control and the fire was out…

Controlled Burns Happening Throughout the Metro

This afternoon, they burnt roundabouts on Veterans Boulevard to remove weeds and stimulate growth of existing native plants

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you see grass fires in the area, there’s a chance they could be controlled prairie burns. City workers in Fargo say these scheduled burns happen throughout early springtime. This afternoon, they burnt roundabouts on Veterans Boulevard to remove weeds and stimulate growth of existing native plants. Oftentimes, burns will get rescheduled since the weather has…

Bison Turf Owner Says Reopening Still Scheduled Despite Setbacks

Pete Sabo said if there are no more surprises, the bar should be open by early June

  FARGO, N.D. — The owner of the Bison Turf said while he is facing a few setbacks, the bar is still set to reopen as planned. Pete Sabo, who owns Fargo’s iconic college hang-out, said the contractor found the entry to the basement does not meet code. Sabo said that is going to require additional work to pass inspection. He said…