House Fire

GoFundMe Started For Barnesville Family After House Fire

Scott and Megan Bauer and their three young children escaped the house after it was hit by lightning

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — A GoFundMe account has been started for a Barnesville family who lost their home to fire early this week. Scott and Megan Bauer and their three young children escaped the house after it was hit by lightning during storms. Strong winds helped fuel the fire and it eventually destroyed the house. The family lost nearly everything inside….

Grill fire spreads to house in Polk County

MENTOR, Minn.–A house in rural Mentor caught fire on Tuesday. The homeowners told authorities the fire originated from a propane grill next to the house. The residents were able to put the fire out before the Mentor Fire Department arrived. Firefighters conducted addition checks to ensure the fire was completely extinguished. No one was injured during the incident. Categories: Local…

Body Found at House Fire in South Fargo

FARGO, ND — A body was found in a home where Fargo firefighters were called to an attic fire. They responded to a call to 1123 South University Drive just after noon. Fargo Police are also on the scene. In a Facebook post, Fargo Police said, “Today, at 12:37 p.m., Fargo Officers were dispatched to a structure fire in the…

2-Year-Old Killed In House Fire Near Detroit Lakes

The father was airlifted to a Fargo hospital for smoke inhalation. The mother and a 5-year-old girl were airlifted to Minneapolis.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: The boy who died has been identified as Micah Hedlund.   HOLMESVILLE TOWNSHIP, Minn. — An overnight house fire northeast of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota killed a 2-year-old boy early Sunday morning. According to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, crews responded to the Holmesville Township home on Duffney Road, approximately…

Two Pets Perish in South Fargo House Fire

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–Two dogs died in a house fire in south Fargo on Thursday. The Fargo Fire Department reported to 1708 20th Avenue South at approximately 9 p.m. and found the home filled with black smoke. The fire had burned itself out before firefighters arrived. Officers say the homeowner was at work when the fire started and returned home to find…

Four People Sent to Hospital after Fire Destroys Their Home

The fire chief says the house is a total loss.

Photo Credit: NewsDakota.comVALLEY CITY, N.D.–Authorities say a fire destroyed a home in Valley City and sent four family members to hospital. Fire Chief Scott Magnuson says that neighbors heard an explosion before the fire broke out about 9 p.m. Wednesday. He says four people in the home were taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Magnuson…

Smoke from Large Lake House Fire Shows Up on Radar

The house was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.

WAYZATA, Minn.–Firefighters faced bitter cold and gusty winds when battling a large house fire on Lake Minnetonka’s northeastern shore in Wayzata. Officials say the house under construction was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived Wednesday night. Neighbors say the house was nearly finished. Hennepin County property records show the house that burned was replacing a razed home that sold for $5.4…

Man Severely Burned in Frazee House Fire

Authorities deemed the house a total loss.

FRAZEE, Minn.–A Frazee man was severely injured after a house caught fire on Monday. The Frazee Fire Department responded to reports of a house fire at approximately 8:20 p.m. in the 500 block of East Main Avenue. Authorities say two dogs perished in the fire and the house was deemed a total loss. The 24-year-old man suffered severe burns and…

House In Rural Fairmount, North Dakota Destroyed By Fire

no one was home at the time of the fire and there are no injuries

RICHLAND CO., N.D. — A rural Fairmount, North Dakota house is destroyed by fire. Numerous crews responded after getting the call around 8 Sunday morning to 9725 179th Avenue Southeast. Richland County Sheriff’s Office officials say no one was home at the time of the fire and there are no injuries. The fire spread to a nearby outbuilding and was…

Child Dies in McClusky House Fire

Crews responded to the fire Wednesday afternoon.

McCLUSKY, N.D.–A house fire near McClusky in central North Dakota has killed a child and injured three family members. Crews responded to the fire Wednesday afternoon. Flames engulfed the house, and crews were unable to enter the home. The remains of a child were recovered from the house Thursday. Three family members were airlifted to a burn center in St….