Moorhead firefighters respond to garage fire

No injuries from the fire were reported. The fire occurred a few blocks west of Concordia College.

Fire can be seen coming through the roof of a residential garage in Moorhead Friday, May 19, 2023.
Matt Henson / WDAY News

MOORHEAD — Firefighters remain on scene of a massive garage fire that could be seen for miles across the metro Friday, May 19.

It broke out just before 8:30 p.m. in a garage behind a home on Second Street South, a few blocks west of Concordia College.

The flames quickly swallowed the garage, which include a car and lawn equipment.

The flames did not spread to the house.

No injuries have been reported.


Firefighters are still on scene putting out hot spots so investigators can get inside to try and figure out how the fire started.

Stay with for updates to this story.

Matt Henson is an Emmy award-winning reporter/photographer/editor for WDAY. Prior to joining WDAY in 2019, Matt was the main anchor at WDAZ in Grand Forks for four years. He was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia and attended college at Lyndon State College in northern Vermont, where he was recognized twice nationally, including first place, by the National Academy for Arts and Science for television production. Matt enjoys being a voice for the little guy. He focuses on crimes and courts and investigative stories. Just as often, he shares tear-jerking stories and stories of accomplishment. Matt enjoys traveling to small towns across North Dakota and Minnesota to share their stories. He can be reached at and at 610-639-9215. When he's not at work (rare) Matt resides in Moorhead and enjoys spending time with his daughter, golfing and attending Bison and Sioux games.
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