Firefighters

Woman Safe after Vehicle Catches Fire on Railroad Tracks in Moorhead

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A woman is safe after her vehicle became stuck on the railroad tracks and caught fire near the intersection of 8th Street and First Avenue North in Moorhead Thursday night. The Moorhead Fire Department responded to the scene and quickly put the fire out. Firefighters pushed the vehicle off the tracks once the fire was out. Acting Fire Captain…

Charges Filed Against Man Involved in West Fargo Fire

Police are looking for 44-year-old Marty Johann

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Charges have been filed against the man involved in a West Fargo garage fire last week and a warrant is out for his arrest. Police officers and firefighters responded to the fire at 108th C Street on March 25th. Forty-four-year-old Marty Johann was inside the burning garage. The report says Johann told officers he would shoot…

Workers On The Frontline Get Workers Compensation Coverage In North Dakota

It covers paid and voluntary workers subjected to quarantine due to the virus

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed an executive order to protect frontline workers. It provides workers compensation coverage for first responders and health care workers exposed to COVID-19 on the job. It covers paid and voluntary workers subjected to quarantine due to the virus. Compensation includes wage replacement and medical benefits. Burgum says the current workers…

Four Buildings Demolished After Fire In Downtown Alexandria

The fire reportedly started at Raapers Eatery & Ale.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – “We were paged at 4:34 this morning for a downtown building apartment fire. A tenant had smoke coming into his apartment,”  Chief Jeff Karrow, from the Alexandria Fire Department says. To prevent the fire from spreading, crews had to demolish businesses within the block which included RM Tattoo, Raapers Eatery & Ale, Charlie’s Bazaar and Little Darlings…

Downtown Alexandria Businesses Being Demolished to Contain Fire

The public is asked to avoid the area.

1/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 8/9 Show Caption Hide Caption ALEXANDRIA, MINN.–A large fire in Alexandria has displaced residents and caused businesses to be demolished. Fire crews were dispatched to…

The Press Bar in St. Cloud Likely a Total Loss after Early Morning Fire

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (FOX 9)–A popular bar in downtown St. Cloud, Minnesota is likely a total loss after a fire early Monday morning. The fire was first reported at the Press Bar and Parlor at 2:41 a.m. Firefighters had to fight the fire defensively from the outside because it was too hot to enter the building when they arrived. Firefighters…

First Responders Teach People How To Save A Life In Minutes

The event is celebrating its sixth year

FARGO, N.D.- Local emergency responders invite anyone in the community to come in for a quick lesson on how to prevent a heart attack, as well as what to do in case it happens. They have about 20 mannequins ready to teach individuals or big groups. Organizers say it’s important to learn CPR because you never know if it might…

Reports of People Impersonating Dilworth Firemen Untrue

The person requested their Fire Department ID's which they provided.

DILWORTH, Minn.–The Dilworth Fire Department Chief says reports of people impersonating firemen on Sunday were not true. The Chief says a Dilworth Firefighter and a Fire Department Instructor for M-State were planning for an upcoming training by inspecting different areas within the city. While the two fire department employees were visiting a building complex they were approached by a person…

Winter Storm Creates Harsh Firefighting Conditions

Fargo Firefighters spend hours in the storm dealing with a big fire last night and early into the morning after a car explosion in South Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Firefighters spend hours in the storm dealing with a big fire last night and early into the morning after a car explosion in South Fargo. The fire started in this building at 3301 15th Street South after 8 o’clock Sunday night. The blizzard conditions made fighting the fire difficult. They had some issues with fire hydrants…