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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…

American Red Cross Responding to Numerous House Fires to Help Those in Need

The organization has responded to more than a dozen home fires in the Dakotas Region just this week

REGIONAL — The American Red Cross is lending a helping hand after an apartment fire in Langdon and a house fire in Wahpeton. They’re providing financial assistance for food, clothing and emergency lodging to the two people from the apartment fire. Two others at the house fire in Wahpeton also were given emergency housing from the Red Cross. The organization…

Fire Crews Battle Elevator Fire in East Grand Forks, Business Fire in Hallock

The fire was reported just before 7 p.m. after a loud explosion was heard

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — An explosion and fire has damaged a grain processing elevator in East Grand Forks. Firefighters fought the blaze at MGI Grain Processing in subzero temperatures Wednesday night. The fire was reported just before 7 p.m. after a loud explosion was heard. Employees in the mill at the time made it out safely and called 911….

Firefighters Release Cause of House Fire in Douglas County

There is significant damage to the house

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — A heating lamp is believed to have started a house on fire in Douglas County. A passerby noticed smoke coming from the house in Millerville Township around 9 o’clock this morning and called 911. Fire crews from Millerville, Brandon and Evansville responded and put the fire out. There is significant damage to the house. The fire…