West Fargo Fire Department

Storage unit fire raises awareness on dangers of living in them

A mattress caught fire and destroys a storage unit over the weekend, law enforcement says it was being illegally inhabited.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- A mattress caught fire and destroys a storage unit over the weekend, law enforcement says it was being illegally inhabited. The incident is raising awareness to the potential dangers of staying in unsuitable living areas. “You saw what happened last weekend, yes there is a lot of dangers, people use their space heaters or candles and…

Police takes on Fire Dept. for blood donations during WF Battle for the Badges

All the blood given at the West Fargo Double Tree will be given to Vitalant and sent to to 70 hospitals in the tri-state area.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- It’s fire versus police in a battle for blood that benefits the community. “We’re very fortunate to partner with the West Fargo Fire and Police Departments for this event. You know, they’re leaders in the community. We like using their influence for the good cause,” said Vitalant Donor Recruitment Representative Jessica Kinzler said. This is the…

UPDATE: Northern Metal Recycling A Total Loss After Fire

Crews are currently fighting a defensive fire to isolate and stabilize the building.

Dec. 27 Fire Dec. 27 Fire 3 Dec. 27 Fire 1 WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR-UPDATE 5:10PM 12/27/21) —  West Fargo Fire Department has put out a fire at Northern Metal Recycling, 654 9th Street NW. They say it was out around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon and the building is considered to be a total loss. The cause of the fire…

Moorhead tragedy hits home for Minnesota woman

Brundidge lost five family members to CO poisoning in Louisiana after Hurricane Laura

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. (KVRR) – “When I saw the story in Moorhead where seven people were in the house and there was no forced entry and the police went to check on them, because they hadn’t heard from them, family members hadn’t heard from them. I felt like I was living my situation all over again,” Media Personality Sheletta Brundidge…

West Fargo Fire Department discusses challenges, needs and future goals

West Fargo Fire Chief, Dan Fuller says the main goal of the department is to improve the quality of life.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller is presenting the growing needs and long term goals of the department to city commissioners. As the city of West Fargo grows, its fire department is faced with a multitude of challenges like increased call volumes, staffing shortages and longer response times. “In the last five years we’ve accomplished…

LIVE: Golden Drive Reimagines Largest Event Of The Year

The Relief Event Replaces Golden Drive's Community Event

  Golden Drive’s biggest event of the year is making some permanent changes with the hopes of collecting even more supplies for people experiencing homelessness in our region. The big annual Community Event at Bonanzaville was replaced with a more low-key drive called the Relief Event. After COVID forced the change last year, Golden Drive said it was so successful…

Four pets die in Moorhead apartment fire

Two occupants of the unit were home and escaped safely.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Fire caused extensive damage to a townhome in a four-unit complex plex in Moorhead overnight. Firefighters responded to the call just before midnight Sunday at 1816 Belsly Boulevard. Battalion Chief Dave Conrad says crews found heavy smoke and fire on the first floor of the two-story townhouse. It turned into a two-alarm fire with mutual aid…

Firefighters have a busy Fourth of July

"Everything kind of hit all at once. We had trucks crisscrossing each other throughout the city."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo and West Fargo firefighters respond to more than 25 calls of fires over the Fourth of July holiday. “We had 15 calls for actual fires where there was some flame present which is well above normal,” Fargo Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Mangin said. “We had somewhere about 13 calls for the day. Everything kind…