Steve Dirksen

Firefighters Answer The Call To Help Battle Wildfires On The West Coast

Wildfires in Oregon have burned at least 1 million acres and destroyed at least two thousand homes

Courtesy: Fargo Fire Department/FacebookFARGO, N.D. — Firefighters from across North Dakota and Minnesota headed to Oregon this week to help fight wildfires. The City of Fargo put out a brief video explaining how four of its members answered the governor’s call for assistance. “After reviewing the request Gov. Burgum signed the authorization that allowed North Dakota resources to travel to…

Fire damages Fargo’s Elim Rehab and Care Center

The fire started in the attic and spread through the roof. There were no injuries.

FARGO, N.D. — Around 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, the Fargo Fire Department responded to a call at Elim Rehab and Care Center. “Crews when they arrived, they had heavy smoke,” Fargo Fire Chief Steve Dirksen said. “The fire doors activated, the sprinklers system activated. We believe that that was helpful to holding it in place to where it was at.”…