In the early hours of Wednesday, November 22, the West Fargo Fire Department rushed to the scene of a blazing fire at 237 12th ½ Avenue E. The emergency call at approximately 3:45 a.m. indicated a multi-resident condo building ablaze, with smoke and flames visible from the structure's roof upon arrival.
As of now, no injuries have been reported among residents or emergency personnel. The incident is classified as an active working structure fire, and firefighting crews remain on-site, tirelessly battling the flames.
To facilitate the ongoing efforts, residents are urged to avoid 13th Avenue E., spanning from 1st Street E. to 3rd Street E. This precautionary measure ensures ample space for emergency crews to operate efficiently and address the situation with the utmost precision.
The West Fargo Fire Department has enlisted the collaborative support of various agencies, including the West Fargo Police Department, City of West Fargo Public Works Department, Fargo Fire Department, Sanford Ambulance, Salvation Army, Red Cross, and the Red River Valley Unmanned Aerial Systems Unit.
Details surrounding the fire's cause and the damage's extent are still under investigation. Regular updates will be provided to the public as additional information becomes available. The combined efforts of emergency response teams aim to swiftly contain the situation and support affected residents during this challenging time.
Reference: West Fargo Fire Department