Fire

West Fargo Firefighters Battling House Fire

The original call was for a garage fire, our crew on the scene says it has no spread to the house.

West Fargo, ND – West Fargo firefighters are on the scene of a house fire at this hour. The original call was for a garage fire, our crew on the scene says it has no spread to the house. It appears the family is safely out of the house. Police have closed some roads around 44th Avenue West. West Fargo…

Cause of Minot Recycling Plant Fire Still Unknown

It produced heavy smoke that could be seen for miles

  MINOT, ND — Authorities say they will never know what started a large fire at a Minot recycling business, though they have some theories. The blaze at Earth Recycling broke out around noon on May 18. It produced heavy smoke that could be seen for miles. Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal Ken Sisk says he couldn’t pinpoint the exact…

Judge Orders Evaluation for Fargo Man Accused of Endangering His Neighbors

Firefighters hosed down the exterior to protect neighboring trailers

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State Fire Marshal Investigating Wahpeton House Fire

Crews were on scene for nearly three hours

WAHPETON, ND — The North Dakota Fire Marshal will investigate the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a house in Wahpeton. The fire chief says the fire began in a detached garage and spread to the home at around 10:30 Sunday night. The house is near the intersection of 11th Street and 3rd Avenue North in Wahpeton. No one…

People Salvage Belongings After Garage Fire

Several garages were affected by the fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Crews respond to a fire in West Fargo damaging more than 15 garages around 8:40 Friday night. West Fargo Fire found flames starting out of an apartment garage unit. The fire then spread to the surrounding stalls. The Fargo Fire Department, as well as F-M ambulance, were also called to the scene. Smoke from the garage…

Students at Hawley Elementary School Prepared for Emergencies

Project Pillowcase visited Hawley Elementary to help get kids ready for a disaster

HAWLEY, Minn. — Students at Hawley Elementary School learned about the importance of fire safety. The Red Cross stopped by to present the Pillowcase Project promoting being prepared for disasters. The students decorated their own pillowcases which will be filled with items essential for survival in case of fire or other disasters. For the Red Cross, the project is the…

Towner County Sheriff Investigating Alleged Pig Torturing

The sheriff's office says pigs were stolen from a Cando area farm and tortured

  CANDO, ND — An animal cruelty investigation is underway in Towner County. The sheriff’s office says pigs were stolen from a Cando area farm and tortured. The sheriff says they are investigating the theft of two pigs that may have been thrown into a fire during a party. The pigs were roughly 20 pounds. He said they have suspects…

Fargo Police Investigating After Shots Fired at Apartment Building

There are no known injuries and it does not appear the bullet made entry to an adjoining apartment

FARGO, ND — Fargo police say someone fired a shot inside an apartment in the 1700 block of 25th Avenue South. Officers responded to a 911 call just after midnight on a report of what sounded like a gunshot and arguing in one of the units. Sgt. Joel Erickson says they found a slug buried in a sheetrock wall. He…

Two Dead After House Fire on Lake Traverse Reservation

Two escaped the fire but after the fire was out, two others were found upstairs

SISSETON, SD — Two people have died in a house fire on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation in northeastern South Dakota. The Sisseton Fire Chief says an adult and a child escaped from the burning home Sunday. After the fire was out, two others were found upstairs. They were taken to a hospital in Sisseton where they died. He says…

Man Hurt After Attempting To Pour Gasoline On Bonfire

He Tossed Gasoline Can And Started Two Shops On Fire

WOLVERTON, Minn. – A bonfire in Wolverton, Minnesota got out of control after a man poured gas on it. The 20-year-old man suffered second degree burns to his leg. He was treated and released. Authorities say he threw the gasoline can away from a propane tank but it started two nearby shops on fire. One was destroyed, the other was…