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Person jumps from 2nd-floor window to escape Fargo apartment fire

Fargo firefighters responded to an apartment fire Thursday morning. Damage was contained to one unit.

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FARGO — A person escaped an early morning apartment fire Thursday, July 21, by jumping from a second-floor window.

Firefighters responded to the apartment fire at 728 23rd St. S. at 7:42 a.m., according to the Fargo Fire Department.

When fire crews arrived, they could see smoke and flames coming from multiple windows on the second-floor.

Firefighters quickly brought the fire under control and managed to contain the damage to one unit, the fire department said.

One person, who was inside the unit, jumped from a second-story window to escape the blaze, according to the fire officials. The person, who was not identified, was assessed by medics at the scene, but declined further care.


The cause of the fire is under investigation. The initial damage estimate was $25,000, fire officials said.

The Fargo Fire Department reminds everyone to check smoke detectors monthly and replace batteries every six months.

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