Firefighters

First Responders rescue dog stranded in the icy Sheyenne River in Horace

The rescue was caught on camera by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

HORACE, N.D.- “At approximately 8:54 this morning, the 9-11 dispatch in Fargo received a call of a dog that was in the Sheyenne River in the town of Horace,” says Cass County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Craig Keller. “The dog was pretty much in the dead middle of the river. I’d say it was approximately 30 feet from the shoreline. 20…

Fargo Fire Department looking for firefighters

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo Fire Department needs firefighters. Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 4. Candidates are required to have a valid driver’s license, be at least 18 years old and have completed 60 college semester hours in any subject. Firefighters must also obtain national certification as an Emergency Medical Technician within the first year of employment For…

Minnesota firefighters share their experience of battling Oregon wildfires

29 Minnesota Firefighters were called to help with the Slater fire.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Twenty-nine Minnesota Firefighters are back home after battling Oregon wildfires. The firefighters from Brainerd, Fisher, Bemidji, Eden Prairie, Motley, Crosslake and Spring Lake Park/Blaine/Mounds View spent two weeks on the frontlines of the Slater fire. They were assigned to Cave Junction, a small city about 25 miles from the California border. The firefighters were split into…

Minnesota Firefighters Work Slater Fire in Oregon, Around 18% Contained

Courtesy: Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management SLATER 4 SLATER 5 SLATER 6 SLATER 11 SLATER 12 OREGON — Firefighters from our region continue to make headway on wildfires on the West Coast. A crew of 29 members from seven departments across Minnesota are working to contain the Slater Fire in Oregon. They are working on fire suppression, structure protection,…

Local Firefighters Arrive In Oregon To Help Battle Wildfires

Firefighters from Fargo, Grand Forks, Williston and Across Minnesota

GF FIRE CREW 1 GF FIRE CREW 3 GF FIRE CREW 5 MN FIRE 1 MN FIRE 2 MN FIRE 3 SALEM, OR — We are getting an update on the firefighting crews from North Dakota and Minnesota who are just arriving on the West coast to help fight wildfires. The North Dakota Firefighting Task Force is near Selma, Oregon…

Area Firefighters Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives on 9/11

Last year about 40 firefighters took part in the event.

FARGO, N.D.- Family Wellness hosted its annual 9/11 firefighter stair climb to honor those who lost their lives during the World Trade Center attacks on September 11th, 2001. Firefighters in the metro come together at the Family Wellness to climb the stair climbing machine in full gear in an attempt to reach 110  floors. “110 stairs is what it was…

Van Crashes Into Grand Forks Apartment

Juvenile arrested for DUI, Unqualified Operator and Reckless Driving

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks police arrest a juvenile after he crashed a van into an apartment building. Police say it happened shortly after 9:00 Saturday night at 4240 5th Avenue North. When firefighters arrived, they found a hole through a bedroom wall and the vehicle still running in the kitchen. No one was at home at the time….

Fire at Ponemah POW WOW Grounds Investigated as Arson

Firefighters responded to the fire around 9 a.m. Tuesday

PONEMAH, Minn. — A fire at the Ponemah POW WOW grounds in Ponemah, Minnesota is being investigated as arson. Firefighters responded around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning when one was of the structures was on fire. A firefighter with the Ponemah Fire Department says the building was used by elderly and those disabled to access the pow wows. Ponemah Fire was…