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June 8, 2019
Firefighters from the Alexandria Fire Department put out a fire that engulfed a van in the Menards parking lot in Alexandria Saturday afternoon. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Flames engulf car in Menards parking lot
June 8, 2019 - 4:02pm
A mobile home on Golden Gate Avenue SE in Alexandria caught fire early Saturday, June 8. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Alexandria mobile home catches fire
June 8, 2019 - 7:37am
April 28, 2019
The orange counties, including Douglas, are rated as very high fire danger as of Sunday, while the yellow counties are in high fire danger.
Fire danger upgraded to very high
April 28, 2019 - 11:45am
April 26, 2019
In this fire danger graphic from the DNR, yellow denotes high and the orange very high.
Fire danger remains high going into weekend
April 26, 2019 - 4:17pm
April 23, 2019
Update: Burning restrictions issued for area counties
April 23, 2019 - 11:51am
April 3, 2019
The Alexandria and Forada fire departments were on the scene of a house fire at 9790 State Highway 114 Wednesday evening. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Alexandria, Forada respond to house fire
April 3, 2019 - 9:04pm
March 30, 2019
Fire damages house in Nelson
March 30, 2019 - 7:46am
February 15, 2019
Body found in house fire identified as 57-year-old Menahga man
February 15, 2019 - 4:00pm
February 14, 2019
Wadena County dispatch received a 911 call regarding a house on fire at 10:29 p.m. Feb. 13 in Menahga. Forum News Service
Body found in house fire in Menahga
February 14, 2019 - 11:37am
January 29, 2019
Brandon firefighters respond to a pickup fire at 106 4th St. E early Tuesday morning, Jan. 29. (Izzy Rusch / Echo Press)
Children see vehicle on fire, wake parents
January 29, 2019 - 12:04pm
Fire damages garage near Brandon
January 29, 2019 - 10:41am
January 15, 2019
The Ellsworth City Hall is enveloped in smoke Tuesday morning, with firefighters from at least nine area fire departments on the scene. Alyssa Sobotka / Forum News Service
Historic Minnesota town's city hall comes down after morning fire
January 15, 2019 - 10:38am
January 9, 2019
Garfield and neighboring fire departments were back out at the Gackle home on the west end of Lobster Lake in Farwell Wednesday morning. The fire broke out Tuesday night. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Firefighters battle two chimney fires in Douglas County
January 9, 2019 - 7:46am
January 2, 2019
The Blueberry Pines Golf Course lodge fully engulfed in flames shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday. (Shannon Geisen / Park Rapids Enterprise)
Blueberry Pines Golf Course lodge engulfed in flames
January 2, 2019 - 8:07pm
December 23, 2018
Fire debris roped off by Perham Fire Department. Michael Denny / Forum News Serviceplay button
UPDATE: Fire destroys two Minnesota businesses, damages one
December 23, 2018 - 5:42pm