UPDATE: West Fargo firefighters battle blaze at grain elevator

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WEST FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) UPDATE:

West Fargo Fire Department has confirmed that at least one firefighter is being treated for heat exhaustion after fighting a fire at a grain elevator on Saturday.

Officials say crews were on scene for roughly 18 hours as they arrived to the fire at about 4:30 a.m. and left the scene around 10:30 p.m.

Firefighters remained on scene battling hot spots during this time according to officials. They said they were able to knock down a lot of the fire relatively quickly with the help of the Fargo Fire Department. It was the hot spots that kept crews on scene as they had to cut openings to access many areas.

Officials say this was a difficult fire as it is a large area with limited access and very unstable.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Stick with Valley News Live for more updates.


West Fargo firefighters spent this humid Saturday morning fighting flames at a grain elevator.

The blaze happened at Busch Agriculture Resources Inc. located at 1002 Main Ave E with crews responding at around 4 a.m.

There was visible damage caused at the grain elevator by the fire.

Several agencies were at the scene assisting the West Fargo Fire Department, including the Fargo Fire Department.

The West Fargo Police Department closed the road leading to the business.

West Fargo firefighters haven't released a cause for the fire yet or if there were any injuries.

Stick with Valley News Live for the latest information on this developing story.