mapleton fire department

‘All you’re thinking about is helping people’ Casselton firefighters in viral photos named

CASSELTON, N.D. (KVRR) – Photos of two ice-covered Casselton firefighters who helped rescue travelers stranded in a multi-vehicle pileup during Monday’s brutal blizzard have gone viral – and a lot of people have been wondering who they are under all that ice? Firefighters Isaac Stone and Patrick Stahl have each been with the Casselton Fire Department for a number of…

First responders share their experiences from 14 vehicle I-94 crash

First responders tell us the difficulties of helping victims in the bitter cold and trying not to get frostbite.

MAPLETON, N.D. (KVRR) – First responders at the scene of a 14 vehicle crash between Casselton and Mapleton on I-94 on Monday tell us the difficulties of helping victims in the bitter cold and trying not to get frostbite. “We were initially paged out to a multivehicle accident, we were unsure about how many vehicles would be necessary for us…

Fighting Fires in Small Towns With an Even Smaller Staff

many towns often have volunteers and they're unpaid

MAPLETON, N.D. —¬†Every town needs someone to put out fires. But when it comes to small towns, they don’t always have the firefighters they need. When firefighters get an emergency call in a larger town like Fargo, it takes seconds before they get dressed at the fire station and start driving to a scene. But when it comes to small…