UPDATE: Apartment fire began on stovetop

Published: Mar. 26, 2022 at 10:36 AM CDT
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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE 4/4/22: The Fargo Fire Department now says the fire started on the stovetop in the kitchen. The Fire Marshal says a cardboard box was on top of the stove and it caught on fire. It has been classified as unintentional.

ORIGINAL: The Fargo Fire Dept. responded to an apartment fire early Saturday morning in the 800 block of 42nd St. S. where crews encountered heavy smoke. It was discovered that a significant kitchen fire had self extinguished due to the lack of oxygen on the first floor of a three-story building.

No injuries were reported and a dog was rescued from a bedroom unharmed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and the damage was estimated around $10,000.

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