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Fargo home catches fire, leaving residents without place to stay

Three people and two cats living in the house got out safely, stated a Fargo Fire Department press release.

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Fire burns front of Fargo house, August 14, 2022
Marissa Shiock
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FARGO — Fire crews were dispatched just after 9:15 a.m. for a house fire at 1442 11th Ave. S.

A neighbor told WDAY they saw the house completely engulfed in flames and called 911.

Most of the damage appeared to be in the front of the house, on the porch and the attic. The house continued smoking for almost an hour as crews worked to put out the fire.

Xcel Energy was also called out to pick up a power line that had fallen down during the fire.

Three people and two cats living in the house got out safely, stated a Fargo Fire Department press release. The Red Cross was called out to assist those people and find them somewhere to stay.

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Fargo's assistant fire marshal says the cause of the fire is unknown, and an investigation is underway.

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