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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 Cass Public Health Encourages People To Stop Smoking For “It’s Quitting Time” Week

Health experts the best first step in quitting is finding the cause.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health says nearly 20% of all adults in North Dakota smoke. That leads to more than $300 million in health care costs and killing nearly 1,000 people a year. Health experts the best first step in quitting is finding the cause. “Pay attention when you are having each of those cigarettes. Is it a…

Firefighters Respond to Garage Fire in South Fargo

No one was hurt in garage fire

FARGO, N.D. — Fire crews say a sprinkler helped contain a fire in a Fargo garage. Firefighters say they got the call around 3:40 of a possible garage fire at 910 19th Avenue South. On their way to the scene, they were told a tree had fallen on a electrical line and that smoke was filling up the garage. When…

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…

WATCH: Lightning Strikes South Fargo Garage

FARGO, N.D. – A lightning strike may have caused a garage fire in South Fargo. It happened at 11:35 Monday morning in the 2500 block of Amber Valley Court South. Fargo Fire Department Battalion Chief Dane Carley says crews responded at 11:48 after a neighbor saw smoke in a garage near a twin home. Carley says firefighters knocked the fire…

Effects from North and West Coast Wild Fires Making their Way to the Midwest

If you fit into one of those categories make sure you aren't doing anything strenuous outside or being exposed to the haze for long periods of time

FARGO, N.D. — Affects from wild fires are making their way to North Dakota and Minnesota all the way from the north and west coast. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for western Minnesota through 10 a.m. Saturday. Those with the Division of Air Quality within the North Dakota Department of Health are warning the…

Fire Destroys One House, Damages Another in Ada

A vehicle in the driveway of one of the homes was also destroyed in the fire

ADA, Minn. — One home was destroyed by fire and another heavily damaged in Ada, Minnesota. Firefighters were called around 11:30 this morning to 505 Clover Lane where they encountered massive flames and plumes of smoke. A vehicle in the driveway of one of the homes was also destroyed in the fire. A damage estimate is not currently available. The…

Fire Damages House in South Fargo

Crews respond to the 800 block of 21st Street South Monday night.

FARGO, N.D. — Fire heavily damages a south Fargo house. Firefighters responded to the 800 block of 21st Street South at 7:40 Monday night. It’s a few blocks away from Carl Ben Eielson Middle School. They found visible fire and smoke coming from the first floor. Everyone in the home got out safely before firefighters arrived. They got the fire…

Fargo’s North Softball Complex Damaged After Trailer Fire

A local driver spotted smoke coming from a trailer around 2 pm on the North Softball Complex but once crews arrived, strong winds helped the fire engulf the entire trailer

FARGO, ND — A local driver spotted smoke coming from a trailer around 2 pm at the North Softball Complex in Fargo but once crews arrived, strong winds helped the fire engulf the entire trailer. The Battalion Chief with the Fargo Fire Department, Lee Soeth, says the Harwood firefighters arrived on scene first and put out in the fire in…

Jimmy Johns Employee Makes Freaky Fast Phone Call to Fargo Fire Department

Crews say they were able to put the fire out quickly

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened earlier this morning in a south Fargo strip mall under construction. Around 8:30, a Jimmy Johns employee called 911 after seeing smoke coming…