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Two die after South Fargo house fire

Early morning fire at 1418 Second Avenue South where Fargo firefighters combated freezing temperatures

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Two people die in a house fire in South Fargo. Crews were called around 5:00 Wednesday morning to 1418 Second Avenue South. One person found in the home died after being rushed to the hospital. A second body was found once firefighters were able to search the house. Firefighters had trouble entering the home due to…

One person found dead in Valley City fire

Fire Chief Scott Magnuson says it happened at 925 2nd Street Southeast

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (KVRR) — One person is dead after an early morning fire in Valley City over the weekend. It happened around 3:30 Sunday morning at 925 2nd Street Southeast. The victim was found in the lower level of the home after the blaze was put out. The remains have been sent to the UND Forensic Pathology Department for…

One woman dies after fire at Grand Forks home

Officers were able to visibly see smoke and fire in the residence

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — A Grand Forks woman dies from her injuries after an early morning fire Saturday. Forty-year-old Sarah Gatica was taken to Altru Hosptial, along with another person that was in the house at the time of the fire. Grand Forks Police, Altru paramedics and Grand Forks Fire were called around 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning to the…

3 trapped firefighters rescued from Minneapolis home

MINNEAPOLIS – Three firefighters were injured and had to be rescued from a burning home in Minneapolis. Crews responded to the fire shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday. All four people in the house fled to safety. Officials say gusty winds fueled the fire and when crews were inside a portion of the house collapsed and trapped three firefighters under a…

Dryer fire leads to evacuation at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo

Fargo Police Respond To a Dryer Fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Fire Department responds to a call at the Delta Hotels by Marriott. There was smoke reported on the second floor of the hotel caused by a dryer full of items that caught fire. Some people were evacuated from the building. Firefighters responded quickly and were able to extinguish the flames and clear out the…

Fire temporarily evacuates Fargo hotel

FARGO, N.D. ( KVRR) — A kitchen fire temporarily evacuates people staying at a Fargo hotel. Just before 10 this morning firefighters were dispatched to Mainstay Suites on 19th Avenue and 44th street South. Staff working at the extended stay hotel were able to evacuate everyone out the building, as well as put out the small kitchen fire. “They came…

West Fargo Fire Department discusses challenges, needs and future goals

West Fargo Fire Chief, Dan Fuller says the main goal of the department is to improve the quality of life.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller is presenting the growing needs and long term goals of the department to city commissioners. As the city of West Fargo grows, its fire department is faced with a multitude of challenges like increased call volumes, staffing shortages and longer response times. “In the last five years we’ve accomplished…