Firefighters Respond to Apartment Alarms and Find Fire

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live)- Fargo firefighters responded to a water flow alarm at a 3 story apartment building at 4877 28th Av S.

Upon arrival, firefighters were met by tenants outside saying there was a fire in apartment #301. Crews quickly made their way to the 3rd floor to find that the fire in that unit had been extinguished by the buildings sprinkler system.

3 sprinkler heads were activated to extinguish the fire. Water damage became the next task at hand and efforts were made to shut down the sprinkler system as soon as possible.

There were no injuries and fire spread was limited to the room of origin due to early activation of the 9-1-1 and sprinkler systems and quick actions taken by the first arriving fire crews.

The fire cause is under investigation. No damage assessment is available at this time. City View Property Mgmt. helped the tenants of the damaged apartments by putting them up temporarily in other units that they manage.


An official with the Fargo Fire Department tells us, they got call for white smoke billowing from the third floor of the apartment complex.

By the time they got to the scene, a sprinkler system has already put most of the fire out. The resident of the third floor apartment wasn’t home at the time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. There is water damage to apartments below where fire began.


Fire crews are on the scene of a possible fire at an apartment complex in Fargo.

The call came in around 2:30 Friday afternoon on a report of a structure fire on the 4800 block of 28th Ave. S. Smoke is reported on the third floor of the apartment.

A reporter on the scene tells us, there are no visible flames but fire crews appear to be investigating a balcony. A resident tells us, they were evacuated from the building.

This is a developing story, stay with us here on Valley News Live for the latest.