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Published September 11 2011

Fire damages Wahpeton apartment building, displaces one family

WAHPETON, N.D. – An apartment fire here Saturday morning caused damage and displaced one family but did not cause any serious injuries.

The fire, at a three-story, 12-unit building at 1210 12th St. N., was reported at 8:04 a.m. Saturday, with the Wahpeton police and fire departments responding to the scene. It began in one apartment unit, which was damaged by fire and smoke. The rest of the building’s damage was due to smoke.

Matt Anderson of the Wahpeton Police Department said everyone was able to get out of the building safely. The apartment complex is located across the street from Wahpeton Middle School.