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Forum staff reports, Published April 21 2014

Deck fire at Fargo apartment building causes moderate damage

FARGO - Fargo firefighters quickly put out a deck fire reported at 8:38 a.m. Monday at 4234 9th Ave. Circle S.

Firefighters used a portable fire extinguisher to put out the fire on a second floor deck of the apartment building, according to a Fire Department news release.

The fire, which was started by smoking materials igniting combustibles, did moderate damage to the deck, the release stated. Damage was estimated at $500. There were no injuries to occupants.

The Fire Department responded with 16 personnel on four engines, one truck and one command vehicle.