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Woman Safe after Vehicle Catches Fire on Railroad Tracks in Moorhead

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A woman is safe after her vehicle became stuck on the railroad tracks and caught fire near the intersection of 8th Street and First Avenue North in Moorhead Thursday night. The Moorhead Fire Department responded to the scene and quickly put the fire out. Firefighters pushed the vehicle off the tracks once the fire was out. Acting Fire Captain…

Moorhead Police Find Body in River at Johnson Park

they are working to ID the person and notify his or her family

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police have found a body in the river at Johnson Park. Police say someone told them they thought they saw a person floating in the water just after 4:00 this afternoon. When officers got to the boat launch area, they turned their water rescue into a recovery effort. Authorities are working to ID the body…

Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Apartment Garages In Moorhead

Assistant Fire Chief Gary Larsen says there was fire coming from all six units of the detached garage.

A fire heavily damaged a row of apartment garages at 208 16th Street South in Moorhead Monday morning. Assistant Fire Chief Gary Larsen says there was fire coming from all six units of the detached garage. A van and a large number of personal items stored in the garages were destroyed in the fire. Larsen says the items made the…

Firefighters Respond to Garage Roof Collapse in Moorhead

Moorhead Fire responded to the collapse around 6:45 Thursday morning

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Between businesses, churches, and homes, heavy snow is causing roofs to collapse across the F-M area. Moorhead Fire Department responded to 505 5th Street South in Moorhead at around 6:45 Thursday morning for a garage roof collapse. The roof of the detached garage fell on to the structure. Fortunately, there were no injuries. Categories: Local News Tags:…

Four Apartments Damaged after Early Morning Fire in Moorhead

Five residents and two pets are being temporarily housed with the help of the American Red Cross

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Five Moorhead residents are looking for new homes after their apartment building in south Moorhead caught on fire. When Freddy Davis heard neighbors running and knocking on doors in the Ridgewood Place II apartment complex (1211 34th Street Circle, Moorhead) around 4:30 a.m. Friday morning, he knew something wasn’t right. “Next thing you know, I’m drinking my coffee,…

No Injuries Reported in Apartment Fire in South Moorhead

A pot left on the stove in an apartment started the blaze, caused a brief evacuation

MOORHEAD, Minn. — No one was hurt after an appliance fire inside an apartment in South Moorhead. Crews responded around 12:30 Friday afternoon near Minnesota State Community and Technical College. The fire started on the first floor of the building after someone left their apartment with a pot on the stove while it was still running. “On occasion, we have a…

Moorhead Fire Hosts Golf Tournament for The Salvation Army

23 teams of four registered to play at the tournament

MOORHEAD– The Moorhead Fire Department hosted its 21st annual golf tournament for a special cause. Money made from the event went directly to The Salvation Army. 23 teams of four registered to play at the tournament. Moorhead Firefighter, Adam Puetz, says it’s very rewarding to see how much money can be raised. “They’ve helped us out a lot,” Moorhead Firefighter…

Fire Destroys One Moorhead Garage, Inflicts Minor Damage on Another

The cause of the fire has not been determined

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead stand–alone garage is a total loss after the fire department responded to flames. The fire, which occurred at 1310 13th Avenue North, was reported to the Moorhead Fire Department around 12:30 this afternoon. No one was injured in the blaze, but the garage adjacent to the house was destroyed. Assistant Fire Chief Rich Eggert says nothing…

Crews from Fargo and Moorhead Respond to House Fire

Passerby saw smoke, alerted woman so she and her three dogs could get out safely

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Firefighters from Fargo and Moorhead extinguished a house fire on the 200 block of 9th Street South in Moorhead Friday afternoon that was first spotted by a passerby. The driver then alerted a woman, who quickly fled the house with her three dogs. No one was hurt. When firefighters arrived, they noticed a fire in the back…

Update: Employee Had Allergic Reaction To Substance On Money

The powdery substance on the bill was a carbohydrate that was non-toxic and non-acidic.

MAHNOMEN, MN (Update) — The Mahnomen County Sheriff reports tests on the bill came back negative. The Minnesota Health Department in St. Paul tested the bill. The powdery substance on the bill was a carbohydrate that was non-toxic and non-acidic. The Sheriff believes the employee had an allergic reaction to the substance. Mahnomen County Sheriff Krier says the customer who…