Firefighters

Minnesota Firefighters Work Slater Fire in Oregon, Around 18% Contained

Courtesy: Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management 1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption OREGON — Firefighters from our region continue to make headway on wildfires on the West Coast. A crew of 29 members from seven departments across Minnesota are working…

Local Fargo Firefighters Give Update From West Coast Wildfires

OREGON — Wildfires are continuing to devastate the West Coast and local firefighters from the Fargo Fire Department are lending a hand in the fight. “When the tones drop for a call, we drop whatever we’re doing and we go on that call,” said Fargo Fire Battalion Chief Dane Carley. Fargo firefighters are working hard on projects in California and…

Local Firefighters Arrive In Oregon To Help Battle Wildfires

Firefighters from Fargo, Grand Forks, Williston and Across Minnesota

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption SALEM, OR — We are getting an update on the firefighting crews from North Dakota and Minnesota who are just arriving on the West coast to help fight wildfires. The…

Area Firefighters Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives on 9/11

Last year about 40 firefighters took part in the event.

FARGO, N.D.- Family Wellness hosted its annual 9/11 firefighter stair climb to honor those who lost their lives during the World Trade Center attacks on September 11th, 2001. Firefighters in the metro come together at the Family Wellness to climb the stair climbing machine in full gear in an attempt to reach 110  floors. “110 stairs is what it was…

Van Crashes Into Grand Forks Apartment

Juvenile arrested for DUI, Unqualified Operator and Reckless Driving

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks police arrest a juvenile after he crashed a van into an apartment building. Police say it happened shortly after 9:00 Saturday night at 4240 5th Avenue North. When firefighters arrived, they found a hole through a bedroom wall and the vehicle still running in the kitchen. No one was at home at the time….

Fire at Ponemah POW WOW Grounds Investigated as Arson

Firefighters responded to the fire around 9 a.m. Tuesday

PONEMAH, Minn. — A fire at the Ponemah POW WOW grounds in Ponemah, Minnesota is being investigated as arson. Firefighters responded around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning when one was of the structures was on fire. A firefighter with the Ponemah Fire Department says the building was used by elderly and those disabled to access the pow wows. Ponemah Fire was…

Moorhead Fire confirms multiple positive cases of COVID-19 within the department

Chief Rich Duysen says this is causing a shortage in staffing

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One member of the Moorhead fire department began experiencing symptoms of coronavirus about a week ago. Shortly after going in for testing, that person received a positive result of COVID-19. “That caused us to follow CDC guidelines, start doing contact tracing, have some people isolated and then have them go in to test,” said Moorhead Fire Chief…

One Person Injured in Fargo Fire

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Firefighters battle an apartment blaze that broke out just before the noon hour on Monday. One person was hurt in the fire, which was reported around 11:40 AM on 12th Street South. That person’s injuries are unclear, but they were taken to a local hospital. There also appeared to be pets in the apartment. The older…

West Fargo Residents Encouraged to “Shine Your Light” for International Firefighters Day

The "Shine Your Light" campaign is organized by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo is encouraging community members to “Shine Your Light” for International Firefighters Day on May 4. The “Shine Your Light” campaign is organized by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and invites communities to change their house and porch lights to red in order to honor the men and woman who keep our communities safe….