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Fargo Firefighter Named State Fire Marshal

Doug Nelson Will Replace Jeff Huber Who Resigned Last April

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota has a new State Fire Marshal and he’s from Fargo. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has appointed Doug Nelson to replace Jeff Huber who resigned last April. Nelson has been a firefighter since 2002 and has most recently served as a fire inspector and investigator with the Fargo Fire Department. He was recommended by a committee…

Space Heater to Blame for Grand Forks Garage Fire

The Grand Forks Fire Department releases the cause of multiple garages on fire

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Grand Forks Fire Department says a space heater is to blame for the blaze that damaged multiple garages and injured one firefighter. Fire crews responded to a garage fire at an apartment complex at 1133 Landeco Lane on Monday. It happened in garage #5. The investigation found that a space heater being used was placed…

Firefighter Hurt While Fighting Garage Fire in Grand Forks

Fire crews responded to a garage fire at an apartment complex at 1133 Landeco Lane

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One firefighter is hurt after a garage fire in Grand Forks. Fire crews responded to a garage fire at an apartment complex at 1133 Landeco Lane. When they got to the scene, one of the middle garages in a line of 10 was fully engulfed in flames. It took crews about 10 minutes to get…

Toddler Dies from Injuries in Hibbing House Fire

Fire officials say 3-year-old Isaiah Adams died at the hospital

HIBBING HOUSE FIRE 6 HIBBING HOUSE FIRE 5 HIBBING HOUSE FIRE 4 HIBBING HOUSE FIRE 3 HIBBING HOUSE FIRE 2 HIBBING HOUSE FIRE 1 HIBBING, Minn. — A toddler pulled from a house fire in northern Minnesota has died, making him the fourth person to have passed away. Fire officials say 3-year-old Isaiah Adams died at the hospital. His grandparents,…

Area Broadcaster Passes Away From Terminal Brain Cancer

Gary Rogers Had A Career Spanning More Than 50 Years

Gary Rogers died late last night after a brief battle with cancer. The longtime sports broadcaster and newsman was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this month and given just weeks to live. He was 72. Rogers was honored earlier this week with a fire truck procession in Wahpeton and Breckenridge where he served for decades as a volunteer firefighter….

Longest Serving Fargo Firefighter Returns to Firehouse

LeDoux served as chief at the department for six of his 47 years

FARGO, ND — A long time Fargo firefighter steps back onto the job to see what’s changed since he’s been gone. Eighteen years after retiring from the Fargo Fire Department, Duke LeDoux is finally making his return. LeDoux worked at the department for 47 years, making him the longest serving fireman in Fargo’s fire house history. He had read about…

Three People Walk Away from Rollover Crash in South Fargo

The accident took place near the firefighter substation on the west side of the Holiday Inn

ROLLOVER 1 ROLLOVER 4 ROLLOVER 3 ROLLOVER 5 ROLLOVER 2 FARGO, ND — No one was injured in a two vehicle rollover crash off of 13th Avenue in Fargo. Crews responded to 40th Street after a car and an SUV collided and the SUV rolled onto its side into the middle of the street. The accident took place near the…

Former Hedderich Department Store in Williston Goes Up in Flames

Nearby businesses were evacuated as a precaution

HEDDERICH DEPARTMENT STORE FIRE HEDDERICH DEPARTMENT STORE FIRE HEDDERICH DEPARTMENT STORE FIRE HEDDERICH DEPARTMENT STORE FIRE WILLISTON, ND — A piece of Williston’s downtown history has gone up in flames. Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed the former Hedderich department store. It most recently served as an antiques shop and museum on Main Street and also…

A Chicken Barn in Lake Park Is a Total Loss After a Fire

Officials are investigating a fire that left a chicken barn up in flames

LAKE PARK, Minn. — Officials are investigating a fire that left a chicken barn between Hawley and Lake Park up in flames and possibly thousands of chicks dead. Fire officials were called to Baer Poultry at 28988 40th Avenue South between Hawley and Lake Park around 4:30 this afternoon to a chicken barn that caught on fire. “All the people…

Apartment Evacuated After Balcony Fire

The cause of the fire is still under investigation

FARGO, N.D. — A balcony fire in a south Fargo apartment left the entire complex evacuated. It’s an alarm no one wants to wake up to on an early Saturday morning. “Oh I’m just devastated. My heart goes out to all the tenants,” said Leila Lau, the apartment’s property manager. Just after 8 am, residents at 2709 15th Street South…