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…

Sanford Health in Fargo Welcomes a Baby Born on Christmas

Colleen Harriett Martel was born this morning at 8:30 am and weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz.

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a girl! Sanford Health in Fargo welcomes a baby born on Christmas. Colleen Harriett Martel was born this morning at 8:30 am and weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. After almost 10 hours of labor, the first-time parents are excited to have the greatest gift one could have this holiday season. The baby was due on her…

Grand Forks Fire Crews Rescue Dog From Storm Drain

Scott and Melissa Badger called authorities about their Springer Spaniel, Kenai

GRAND FORKS, ND –A happy ending for a Grand Forks family whose dog got trapped in a storm drain. Scott and Melissa Badger called authorities about their Springer Spaniel, Kenai, around 10 Sunday morning. The dog went through the discharge grate and was unable to get out. Fire crews could hear the dog but couldn’t see him. They removed a…

Realtors Win ‘Ring A Bell” Challenge

In total, the groups were able to raise over 68,000 for The Salvation Army.

FARGO, N.D- Local realtors have still got it. They once again take first place raising over 30 thousand dollars for The Salvation Army as part of the “Ring a Bell” challenge. Firefighters took second place raising over 24 thousand and 3rd place went to law enforcement who raised just over 10 thousand dollars. Realtors say they are excited for the…

Firefighters Are Trying To “Fire Up The Kettles”

It's the fire department's turn to ring the bells and try to get people to donate.

FARGO, N.D. –  The rivalry between police officers and realtors motivates firefighters to try and raise more. The purpose of this event is for all the groups to come together and raise money for a good cause. Firefighters say it also gives them an opportunity to interact with the community. “It’s just another way for us to reach out to…

Law Enforcement Officials Ring Bells for the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army's fundraising goal is $900,000.

FARGO, N.D. – Healthy competition has off-duty law enforcement officials ringing bells for the Salvation Army. They are competing against Realtors and off-duty firefighters to see who can raise the most money as part of the kettle campaign. This year’s off-duty officers were ringing bells at 20 locations throughout the Fargo-Moorhead community. They are hoping to raise enough money to…

The Salvation Army Brings Realtors Together For A Cause

The event started here locally and has now spread nationwide.

FARGO, N.D.- The organization hosted a Ring Day for Realtors who will be ringing bells at 33 locations throughout the F-M community. Realtors will be competing with off-duty law enforcement, firefighters, ND Air Guard and Highway Patrol who will have a day of full ringing during this season. “We welcome everybody, we wish them a Merry Christmas, good morning. Just…