House Fire

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….

How To Be “Fire Smart” This Holiday Season

If not managed properly, holiday decorations can quickly become dangerous

FARGO, N.D. — Some say it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Lights, candles and Christmas trees begin to fill the homes of many, as the holiday quickly approaches. But with the beauty and cheer of holiday decorations comes an often forgotten concern: the added risk of a house fire. “I think that we’re all kind of aware of…

Man accused of starting North Fargo house fire facing multiple charges

Tate Smith–Nerlien was arrested Thursday morning

FARGO, N.D. — Tribecca Corporation Supervisor Jack Wilson had an out–of–the–ordinary awakening at 2:00 Thursday morning, when his security alarm system went off. “I checked it to see a couple individuals in my trailer. I then said, ‘I’m calling the cops. They’re on their way,’ and then I called the cops.” And I guess they didn’t take my warning because…

Man Arrested in Fire that Damaged His Fargo Home Tuesday Night

He was caught about 6:30 a.m. on Thursday.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – There’s quite a twist to a fire that heavily damaged a house at 1007 8th Avenue North in Fargo late Tuesday night. Police say that the resident of the home, 26-year old Tate Smith-Nerline, has been arrested for allegedly setting fire to the house. The charge: Endangering by Fire, a Class B felony. Detectives following up…

Fire Causes Heavy Damage to House in Casselton

No injuries have been reported.

CASSELTON, N.D.–An early morning fire has caused heavy damage to a home in Casselton. Fire crews responded to the 400 block of Langer Avenue shortly before 6:30 a.m. on Monday. Firefighters were able to quickly contain the flames, but heavy smoke still engulfed the house. Parts of the roof collapsed, and traffic in the area was diverted. No injuries have…

Man Hospitalized After House Fire in Douglas County

The fire is believed to have started near the wood stove. 

BRANDON, Minn.–A man was hospitalized after his house became fully engulfed in flames on Thursday in Brandon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a structure fire at 10897 Co Rd 7 NW in Brandon. When the Brandon Fire Department arrived on scene they found the house engulfed with flames. The home owner, Marvin Wagner, received injuries as a…