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Multiple Fire Crews Responding to House Fire Near Hawley

The call for help came in around 4:30 p.m. after reports of a grass fire in the area

HAWLEY, Minn. — Fire crews from Hawley, Hitterdal, Glyndon, Barnesville and Lake Park are battling a house fire at 26586 28th Ave. South near Hawley. The call for help came in around 4:30 p.m. after reports of a grass fire in the area. The Salvation Army has also been called to assist. We have a crew on the scene and…

South Fargo Home Damaged by Fire

Firefighters were able get the flames under control and the fire was out within minutes. KVRR Reporter Nick Broadway reports

  FARGO, N.D. — A south Fargo home is damaged after a late night house fire Thursday night. Fire crews were called to 4110 17th Street South at about 9:15 p.m. for reports of smoke and flames coming from the attic through the roof of the house. Firefighters were able get the flames under control and the fire was out…

Five Children Killed in House Fire

Spearfish, South Dakota

Five children are confirmed dead following a house fire early Saturday morning in South Dakota. Spearfish police and fire officials say the victims are between the ages of six and eleven years old. They were believed to be having a sleepover. An unknown number of adults were taken to the hospital to be treated. Authorities say the two-story home at…

Two Richland County Brothers Pulled from Lake After Attempted Dog Rescue

Lidgerwood firefighters responded to a 911 call and pulled the men from the water

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — Two brothers suffered hypothermia after attempting to rescue a dog from a lake in Richland County. Jeff and Jesse Lyons each broke through the ice on Grass Lake on Sunday after their dog broke through. Sheriff Larry Leshovsky says that by chance the brothers’ shouts for help could be heard some distance away because there was…

Young Professionals Network Tours Fargo Fire Station 1

There is no age restriction on joining the Young Professionals Network

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Fire Department’s Station 1 opened its doors for the future leaders of Fargo. The Chamber’s Young Professionals Network visited the newly remodeled fire station. The group got a look into the space where firefighters spend time when they aren’t at the scene. Fargo’s Fire Chief spoke about fire safety and the history of the department. Station…

West Fargo Fire Department Considers Hiring More Firefighters

With each year bringing an increased work load, West Fargo may speed up their hiring process

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After 2016 turned out to be their busiest year on record, officials said they could possibly make hires as early as this year. The number of calls peaking in 2016 follows a trend of increasing calls in the area. West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller said full time employees could alleviate some of the burden for…

Fire Tears Through Nordic Fiberglass Plant in Warren

The plant is a major employer in the small town, Officials can't determine the scope of the damage as of now

Firefighters from eight agencies battled for several hours against the flames at Nordic Fiberglass in Warren, Minnesota on Wednesday evening. Marshall County Sheriff’s Office said Nordic Fiber Glass is a big employer in the area. But they said thankfully, no one was inside when the fire broke out. It took firefighters more than five hours to put the flames out…

UPDATED: Marshall County Sheriff Asking Evacuees to Find a Safe Place to Stay

Witnesses say the building is a total loss

Courtesy: Dorie Norekis  UPDATE: Marshall County Sheriff Jason Boman confirms that multiple people have been displaced from their homes around the Nordic Fiberglass building in Warren, Minnesota. He posted an update on the official Facebook page for the sheriff’s office asking people who have been asked to leave their homes need to find a place to stay because they don’t…

Rural West Fargo House Fire Caused by Blowtorch

Firefighters responded after a man caused a fire while using a blowtorch to de-ice parts of his home.

WEST FARGO, N.D. Firefighters say a man using a blowtorch to melt ice on his rural West Fargo house set it on fire. West Fargo and Harwood Fire Departments responded to the home at 6425 13th Street North after receiving reports of smoke coming from the walls. Firefighters say the fire was a deep seeded smolder burning the insides of…