Emergency crews find body after putting out apartment fire in north Fargo

FARGO - Emergency crews found a body after putting out an apartment fire Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 802 14th St. N. in FargoFirefighters responded about 12:30 p.m. to a report of heavy smoke coming from a unit on the second floor of the two-story apa...
Fargo firefighters responded to an apartment fire at 802 14th St. No. about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. David Samson / The Forum
Fargo firefighters responded to an apartment fire at 802 14th St. No. about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. David Samson / The Forum

FARGO – Emergency crews found a body after putting out an apartment fire Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 802 14th St. N. in Fargo

Firefighters responded about 12:30 p.m. to a report of heavy smoke coming from a unit on the second floor of the two-story apartment/condominium complex. The fire was under control by about 1 p.m.

After firefighters put out the fire, they discovered a body in the unit where the fire occurred, said Fargo Fire Chief Steve Dirksen.

Information regarding the person’s age and gender was not immediately available.

The building, which housed four units, was evacuated.

Dirksen said investigators with the Fire Department and the Fargo Police Department are investigating the incident.

Residents of the unaffected apartment units are expected to return once the investigation has been completed, according to a release from the Fire Department.

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