Fargo's Radisson hotel damaged by Friday's storm

Panels on the outside of the downtown hotel fell; Officials close 5th street

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Exterior panels fell off the Radisson hotel in downtown Fargo following a storm Friday, June 24.
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FARGO – The Fargo Fire Department, Fargo Police Department and The City of Fargo’s Streets Department have closed 5th St. N. between 2nd and 3rd Avenues North to both pedestrian and vehicle traffic following storm damage to the Radisson Hotel.

Panels on the exterior of the Radisson Hotel at 201 5th St. N. became loose and fell during Friday night's storm. Expected high winds today raise the concern that additional panels may become loose and fall, resulting in injury or damage.

An exterior panel on an upper floor of the Radisson flaps in the wind, Saturday, June 25. The hotel had other panels fall during storms, with high winds, struck the night before.
Tracy Briggs

Access to the Radisson Hotel is available through the south entrance of the building. The U.S. Bank Parking ramp is closed until further notice. These closures are expected to be in place for several days to allow for crews to secure the panels on the exterior of the building.

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