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Man Hurt In Fire At House Hosting Daycare in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A two-alarm fire injures one man and displaces a daycare in a house in Moorhead. Moorhead Fire Department was called to 710 12th street north at noon. When they arrived, firefighters encountered smoke and flames in the upper story kitchen, but were able to quickly knock down the fire. According to department officials the kids in daycare…

Fire damages Moorhead home

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Three fire departments respond to a two alarm fire in north Moorhead. The fire broke out at this house just before 2:00 Thursday afternoon. Dilworth and Fargo Fire departments responded alongside Moorhead firefighters who determined the fire began in the garage and extended into the rest of the house. Two people living there were able to…

Early Morning Fire Destroys House in Moorhead

There was one person home at the time of the fire, fortunately they were able to make it out safely.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A fire early this morning has destroyed a home in Moorhead. Fire crews were dispatched to the home on 1314 11 street South around 4 am. Once firefighters arrived on scene they had little time to put out the flames as they noticed it was coming from the basement of the structure. Fire crews were able to…

Fargo Fire Department responds to three-alarm structure fire

The cause of the incident is still unknown

FARGO, N.D. — A fire leaves a former furniture restoration business filled with smoke as firefighters rush to prevent the blaze from spreading. Fargo fire crews responded to the call at 1420 First Avenue North at around 3 p.m. Once they arrived, they saw fire coming out of the building prompting them to sound a second alarm for more help….

Large Fires From Fargo Landfill And Moorhead Compost Site Calming Down, Smoke Remaining For Multiple Days

Both departments are prepared to return to the scene if anything changes.

FARGO-MOORHEAD, — Fires at both the Moorhead Compost Site and the Fargo Landfill had fire crews on the scene less than an hour apart. At the Moorhead site, crews say the fire was likely caused by wood chips that spread into the wood storage. In Fargo, crews say the fire was started by cutting work, creating sparks that spread to…

Fargo man arrested after crashing stolen vehicle

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A Fargo man was arrested Monday morning after the stolen vehicle he crashed started on fire. The Moorhead Police Department says 27-year-old Sabastijan Tahirovic was traveling westbound on 32nd Avenue South at approximately 4:45 a.m. when he left the roadway and struck two trees. The Moorhead Fire Department was dispatched after the vehicle caught fire. A passenger was transported…

Moorhead Fire confirms multiple positive cases of COVID-19 within the department

Chief Rich Duysen says this is causing a shortage in staffing

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One member of the Moorhead fire department began experiencing symptoms of coronavirus about a week ago. Shortly after going in for testing, that person received a positive result of COVID-19. “That caused us to follow CDC guidelines, start doing contact tracing, have some people isolated and then have them go in to test,” said Moorhead Fire Chief…

City of Moorhead Confirms Multiple COVID-19 Cases Within Fire Department

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead has confirmed that multiple employees within the Moorhead Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19. These employees, upon notice of the positive test result, were prohibited from contacting other city employees and told to isolate themselves. All City employees identified to be in close contact with the positive cases have been notified. Fire Department teams…

Moorhead Fire Department Collecting Homemade Masks Saturday

All 775 fire departments in Minnesota are participating in the Homemade Mask Drive.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Fire Department will be collecting homemade face masks on Saturday, April 25. The collection is in response to Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan launching a Homemade Mask Drive to support those working and living in congregate living facilities. Anyone with homemade masks can drop them off between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at both fire stations…