UPDATED: West Fargo Firefighters respond to house fire, arson suspected

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Update: 6:xx) -- Three people were rescued from a home in West Fargo following a fire in a residential neighborhood.

Authorities say multiple fires were started at the home when authorities arrived, which they say indicate the possibility of arson. The property sustained smoke and fire damage. Three adults were also evacuated from the home, one being treated by Sanford Ambulance. Two dogs were also rescued and treated on the scene. 

An investigation is underway, with help from West Fargo K9 Mika. The Salvation Army and The Red Cross are assisting the homeowners and residents displaced by the fire.


(West Fargo, ND) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a suspected arson following reports of a house fire.

Roads are closed surrounding the home located in the 500 block of 17th Street East. Authorities say an investigation is underway, including into the potential for arson.

 Stay with WDAY Radio as more details become available.