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People confused as shelter in place alert in Fargo is sent to people across metro

The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far more people outside of that area.

FARGO, N.D. — After a man barricaded himself inside his vehicle early Saturday morning in South Fargo, a shelter in place alert went out to people throughout the Cass and Clay counties. The Fargo Police Department intended the alert to only cover a three block radius in South Fargo, but the alert sent out by Red River Dispatch reached far…

One Person Found Dead After South Fargo House Fire

The area around the home was blocked off to traffic for a few hours.

FARGO, N.D., – At approximately 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, fire crews were notified of smoke coming from a home at 1123 South University Drive. “Upon arrival, fire crews encountered smoke and a small amount of fire in the house. Fire was quickly extinguished. Upon going to the house and checking through things a body was identified and is left in place,”…

Body Found at House Fire in South Fargo

FARGO, ND — A body was found in a home where Fargo firefighters were called to an attic fire. They responded to a call to 1123 South University Drive just after noon. Fargo Police are also on the scene. In a Facebook post, Fargo Police said, “Today, at 12:37 p.m., Fargo Officers were dispatched to a structure fire in the…

Fargo Firefighters Respond To Deck Fire

FARGO, ND – The Fargo Fire Department was able to quickly put out a deck fire Saturday night preventing it from spreading into a south Fargo apartment building. The incident happened shortly after 8 at the 1100 block of 22nd street south, investigators believe the cause of the fire was improper disposal of smoking materials. All occupants of the building…

Police, Fire Crews Respond To South Fargo Fire

The explosion happened around 7:00 at 3301 15th Street South in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – An explosion and fire ripped through a Fargo business Sunday night and destroyed the large garage, one of about a half dozen attached businesses in the building. The blast was reported shortly after 7 p.m. in the 3300 block of 15th Street South. Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin tells KFGO News the force of the…

Fargo Woman Recovers After Being Hit with Stray Bullet

The woman was unexpectedly struck while in a family members home

FARGO, N.D. — A woman is feeling extra grateful after only suffering minor injuries from a stray bullet that struck her while she was in her daughter’s home. The Fargo resident was putting her grandchild to bed on Tuesday night when she felt a sudden pain in her arm. After noticing a small hole in the wall of the bedroom,…

Woman Shot Inside South Fargo Home

Police Don't Believe Shooting Was Targeted

Fargo Police say a person got shot while they were inside a South Fargo home. Fargo Police, Fire and FM Ambulance responded to the home in the 3800 block of 50th street south at 8:15 Tuesday night. A victim in the upstairs level of a home said she felt a pain in her arm, then realized she had been shot….

Biotech Company Breaks Ground on 14-Acre Expansion in Fargo

it'll include three new buildings

FARGO, N.D. — Biotech company Aldevron breaks ground on a 14–acre expansion right here in Fargo. It will include three buildings next to its headquarters in south Fargo. Aldevron’s co–founders, Michael Chambers and John Ballantyne, both started their business at NDSU in 1998 as a way to create plasmid DNA for research scientists. Now one of the new buildings will…