Firefighters

Firefighters Respond to Cargill Plant Near Wahpeton

The plant remains in operation

DWIGHT, ND — Dwight firefighters spent much of the morning on the scene of a dryer system fire at the Cargill corn milling plant north of Wahpeton. Fire crews worked to keep the flames from spreading into the duct system. The plant remains in operation. Firefighters were called out to the plant shortly after 8 a.m. Categories: Business, Local News,…

Flags Flying At Half-Staff Sunday In Honor Of Fallen Firefighters

Fire Prevention Week Is October 8 Through 14

Flags in North Dakota are flying at half-staff in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. Gov. Burgum issued the directive to go along with a proclamation by President Trump declaring October 8 through 14 as Fire Prevention Week. The president also called on all Americans to renew their efforts to prevent fires and their tragic consequences. Categories: Local…

Candle Causes Fire in Fargo Apartment

Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire in the master bathroom

  FARGO, ND — A candle left burning in an apartment bathroom started a fire that caused thousands of dollars in damage. Fargo fire officials say the occupant awoke to the sound of a smoke alarm in the apartment then pulled an alarm in the hallway to notify the rest of the building. Everyone got out safely. Firefighters quickly knocked…

Sprinkler System Helps Firefighters Keep Fargo Garage Fire Under Control

The fire appeared to have started on a stovetop in the garage and it didn't spread into the house

  FARGO, ND — A fire sprinkler system has helped fight a second fire in the same neighborhood in eight days. Fargo firefighters responded to a garage fire in a row building with eight homes at 4648 44th Avenue South in the noon hour Monday. Crews arrived to find a fire sprinkler had gone off and was keeping the fire…

North Dakota Firefighters Rescue Survivors of Collapsed Building…It’s Only a Drill

The chief said a Sioux Falls building collapse which killed one person last December is one of many reasons this training is important

FARGO, ND — Firefighters from Fargo to Minot are saving people from a collapsing office building as part of a simulation. Before getting a taste of the action, crews set up obstacles which will simulate a partially collapsed building. It’s the culmination of eight days of training to prepare them from natural disasters or other structural issues. Seasoned firefighters experienced…

Deck Fire From Propane Gas

Firefighters saw that a propane gas grill was involved in the deck fire that expanded to the exterior of the home

FARGO, ND — Fargo Firefighters were called out to a house on San Juan Drive South just after midnight after reports of a fire. A neighbor called officials after discovering the deck was on fire and attempted to extinguish the fire with one of the people living in the house. Firefighters saw that a propane gas grill was involved in…

Osaka Sushi & Hibachi Opens Late After Early Morning Fire

They found and put out a small fire in the mechanical room

  FARGO, ND — The business day at Osaka Sushi & Hibachi in Fargo was shortened by a small fire. Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the restaurant around 9 o’clock this morning and found light smoke coming from a roof vent. They found and put out a small fire in the mechanical room. There was some minor damage…

Jamestown Police Department Investigating Garage Fire

An investigation found that the garage was being used as a living space

  JAMESTOWN, ND — Authorities in Jamestown are investigating a garage fire. Firefighters were called to the detached garage at 1213 5th Avenue Southeast last Wednesday. An investigation found that the garage was being used as a living space. The case has been turned over to the Jamestown Police Department and is considered an open criminal investigation. Categories: Community, Crime,…

Millerville Auto Center Goes Up in Flames

  MILLERVILLE, Minn. — Fire has destroyed a business in the small town of Millerville. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says firefighters responded to the Millerville Auto Center about 11 p.m. Wednesday. The building was engulfed and later partially collapsed. It’s considered a total loss. No injuries were reported. The State Fire Marshal’s Office will help with the investigation into…

Williston’s Hedderich Department Store Burns for Second Time

Firefighters believe a hot spot from the July 10 fire at the landmark building flared up again Monday afternoon

File Photo from First Fire at Hedderich on July 10, 2017  WILLISTON, ND — The former Hedderich department store in Williston caught fire for the second time in two weeks. Firefighters believe a hot spot from the July 10 fire at the landmark building flared up again Monday afternoon. These are images from the original blaze. The fire was brought…