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Fire damages house in Grand Forks

Nobody was home at the time of the fire.

Grand Forks Fire
Crews on scene in the 100 block of Conklin Avenue in Grand Forks. (Sydney Mook/Grand Forks Herald)

Grand Forks Fire Department personnel responded to a house fire Wednesday evening, Jan. 12.

According to a release from the fire department, crews were dispatched to 122 Conklin Ave. at 9:05 p.m. for a fire that could be seen outside of the home. Upon arrival, crews encountered a large amount of fire that had burned through portions of the main and second floors.

The fire, which caused significant damage, is still being investigated.

The residents were not home at the time and there were no injuries to GFFD personnel.

Shortly before 11 p.m., there were no visible flames coming from the home as crews worked at the top of the building.

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The fire department responded with five engines, a ladder truck, a command vehicle and 20 personnel. Also responding were the Grand Forks Police Department, Altru Ambulance and Xcel Energy.

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