Firefighters

Firefighters have a busy Fourth of July

"Everything kind of hit all at once. We had trucks crisscrossing each other throughout the city."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo and West Fargo firefighters respond to more than 25 calls of fires over the Fourth of July holiday. “We had 15 calls for actual fires where there was some flame present which is well above normal,” Fargo Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin said. “We had somewhere about 13 calls for the day. Everything kind…

West Fargo crews call in extra help for fire and crash

Extra crews were called on scene to help with heat exhaustion prevention.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A person calls West Fargo Fire after smelling and seeing smoke coming from a crawl space. Firefighters arrived around 1 p.m. to find insulation wrapped around a live electrical wire was burning underneath the house. Extra crews were called on scene to help due to heat exhaustion prevention. Down the road from the fire on…

Passersby put out Fargo house fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Firefighters respond to an early morning house fire Tuesday in North Fargo near North Dakota State University. Crews were sent at 7:30 after a passerby noticed flames coming from the front side of the home on the 700 block of College Street North. About four minutes after the call was made firefighters arrived on scene to…

West Fargo firefighters train for grain bin rescues

"Farmers are in their bins all the time so training like this; we need to take advantage of this as much as we can."

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The West Fargo Fire department shows us one of the many things they train on when they’re not fighting fires. “We like to get indoor training like this for the winter times, this is a great opportunity to take advantage of the cold weather, stay inside, but farming accidents like grain bin extrication can occur…

Early Morning Fire Destroys House in Moorhead

There was one person home at the time of the fire, fortunately they were able to make it out safely.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A fire early this morning has destroyed a home in Moorhead. Fire crews were dispatched to the home on 1314 11 street South around 4 am. Once firefighters arrived on scene they had little time to put out the flames as they noticed it was coming from the basement of the structure. Fire crews were able to…

Electrical fire destroys Richland Co. Highway Dept. building & several service vehicles

Due to fire, county roads could see delay in road maintenance

HANKINSON, N.D. — A fire that broke out Monday evening around 8:00 left a Hankinson facility destroyed and several machinery vehicles left unusable. “It looks like it started in the electrical room in that area where the main source of the fire was as we tore into the building and put the fire out last night,” Richland County Director of…

Firefighters in the metro ring the bell for the Salvation Army

This year they will be ringing bells at 26 kettles throughout the community.

FARGO-MOORHEAD –  Fargo-Moorhead firefighters take part in the annual ‘Ring the Bell’ fundraiser to raise money for the Salvation Army. Every year off duty Firefighters compete with law enforcement and realtors to see who can raise the most money. This year they will be ringing bells at 26 kettles throughout the community. Bruce Anderson with the Fargo fire department has…

Fargo Fire Department responds to three-alarm structure fire

The cause of the incident is still unknown

FARGO, N.D. — A fire leaves a former furniture restoration business filled with smoke as firefighters rush to prevent the blaze from spreading. Fargo fire crews responded to the call at 1420 First Avenue North at around 3 p.m. Once they arrived, they saw fire coming out of the building prompting them to sound a second alarm for more help….